Rice University

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Centrifuge: BC Optima L-80XP Ultracentrifuge

George R. Brown West 124

Beckman-Coulter Optima L-80 XP Preparatory Ultracentrifuge (BSI414) is capable of generating 602,000 x g at speeds up to 80,000 rpm. 

Rotors available include Type 70Ti, Type 45Ti fixed, and SW-60Ti, SW-55Ti, SW-41Ti, and SW-28 Swinging Bucket style. 

NOTE: The rotor type number indicates the Max Operating Speed times 1000. Refer to Ultracentrifuge Rotor info sheets in the SEA Log Book for further details.

This instrument has access control.  You will not be able to use the instrument until you logon to FOM and START A RESERVATION OR CREATE AN EXPRESS LOGON RESERVATION. 

An auto log off has not been set.  As a result, you will continue to be charged until you LOG OFF your reservation.

Please remove your sample then turn off the centrifuge before you log off your FOM reservation.

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Prime Start time: 
9 AM
Prime End time: 
5 PM
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Training Contact: 
Contact Dr. Bo Chen at bochen@rice.edu or cell:713.933.8629 for training or questions regarding this instrument. SEA User forms must be on file for this instrument prior to training. 
Rice U Fee: 
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