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Centrifuges

Centrifuge: BC Avanti J-HC

As of Dec 1, 2015, all appointments must be made using FOM. This site's calendar is no longer in use.

The Avanti J-HC High Capacity Centrifuge provides you with a complete solution for batch bioprocessing. A maximum of 9 Liters can be spun at speeds of 5,000 rpm and 7,480 x g for greater sample throughput. This allows processing of up to 36 Liters per hour when harvesting bacteria. Set temperature range: -10°C to 40°C

Rotors available: JS-5.0 – Swinging bucket, Maximum speed = 5,000 rpm (7,480 x g), Holds 4 x 2.25L buckets

Centrifuge: BC XL-A Analytical Ultracentrifuge

As of Dec 1, 2015, all appointments must be made using FOM. This site's calendar is no longer in use.

The Beckman Coulter Proteome Lab XL-A analytical ultracentrifuge is used for in-solution characterization of proteins, oligomers, aggregates, particles, colloids, and small structures. Rotational speeds up to 60,000 RPM, depending on the cell used. Sample volume is approximately 200 microliters.