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Sorvall centrifuge RC 12B
It is a discontinuous centrifuge unit allowing separating the biomass from the culture broth.
It is about a clarification unit.
Maximum speed: 4.700 rpm
Maximum force: 4.000 g
Rotor type: H 12000
Total cylinders capacity (6): 12 litres (2 litres per cylinder)
Max settling biomass capacity: 200g up to 4 kg
Number of units: 1
Programmable cooling: down to 0°C
This centrifuge allows settling the biomass of a suspension presenting dry weights between 25 to 30% w/w. It is suitable for either bacteria or yeasts suspensions.
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