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Proven productivity, built around you

Enhanced capacity of 16 x 500mL blood bags or 8 x 2000mL bottles (16L) and the user-friendly design of our Thermo Scientific large capacity centrifuges make working with large volumes easier and more convenient using the protocols you've already validated. Enhanced ergonomics and compact design combined with the quick set-up of traceable, reproducible runs makes these the centrifuges of choice for simplified blood and bioprocessing productivity.  

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Our Sorvall and Heraeus large capacity centrifuges include several Thermo Scientific features designed to enhance the user experience and offer flexibility for current and future needs. Choose the brand and application that fits your needs best.

  Sorvall BP 8 Blood Banking Centrifuge Sorvall BP 16 Blood Banking Centrifuge Sorvall RC-4 Blood Processing Centrifuge
 
  For regular to medium throughput blood processing needs, providing upgradeable volume processing, with options for remote monitoring and data collection.
For high throughput blood processing needs, providing upgradeable volume processing, with options for remote monitoring and data collection. For low capacity blood processing ability and diagnostics or for research needs, including high throughput microplate processing.
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Max capacity 6 x 550mL and
8 x 550mL blood bags
12 x 500mL and
16 x 500mL blood bags
4 x 1000mL or
8 x 500mL blood bags or 4 x 8 microplates
Max RCF 7,295 x g 7,187 x g 15,320 x g
Max speed 5,000rpm 4,700rpm 10,000rpm
Rotors 4 optional rotors 4 optional rotors 11 optional rotors
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
Lid closed:
39.9 x 32.1 x 35.4 in. (101.5 x 81.6 x 90.0cm)
Lid closed:
39.9 x 32.1 x 35.4 in. (101.5 x 81.6 x 90.0cm)
Lid closed:
37.8 x 26.8 x 28.3 in. (96 x 68 x 72cm)
Display type
Centri-Touch touchscreen interface Centri-Touch touchscreen interface EASYcontrol™ II Soft-Touch Keypad
Performance range Speed 300-5,000rpm
RCF 26-7,295 x g
Speed 300-4,700rpm
RCF 29-7,187 x g
Speed 300-10,000rpm
RCF  29-15,320 x g
Heavy duty  configurations Yes Yes No
Water cooled configurations Yes Yes No
Weight 230V: 1047.2 lbs. (475kg)
400V: 1091.3 lbs. (495kg)
230V: 1047.2 lbs. (475kg)
400V: 1091.3 lbs. (495kg)
631 lbs. (286kg)
  Sorvall BIOS 16 Centrifuge Sorvall BIOS A Centrifuge
 
  For high throughput, flexible batch bioprocessing for mammalian cell, yeast and bacteria, with options for remote monitoring and data collection. For high performance batch bioprocessing for yeast and bacteria with options for remote monitoring and data collection.
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Max capacity 8 x 2000mL 10 x 1000mL
Max RCF 8,500 x g 12,000 x g
Max speed 5,400rpm 6,250rpm
Rotors 4 optional rotors 1 carbon fiber rotor
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
Lid closed:
39.9 x 32.1 x 35.4 in. (101.5 x 81.6 x 90.0cm)
Lid closed:
39.9 x 32.1 x 35.4 in. (101.5 x 81.6 x 90.0cm)
Display type
Centri-Touch touchscreen interface Centri-Touch touchscreen interface
Performance range Speed 300-5,400rpm
RCF 29-8,500 x g
Speed 300-6,250rpm
RCF 29-12,000 x g
Heavy duty  configurations Yes Yes
Water cooled configurations No No
Weight 230V: 1025.2 lbs. (465kg)
400V: 1091.3 lbs. (495kg)
200-240V: 1060 lbs. (481kg)
380-415V: 1027 lbs. (466kg)
  Heraeus Cryofuge 8 Blood Banking Centrifuge Heraeus Cryofuge 16 Blood Banking Centrifuge Heraeus Cryofuge 5500i Centrifuge
 
  For regular to medium throughput blood processing needs, providing upgradeable volume processing, with options for remote monitoring and data collection. For high throughput blood processing needs providing upgradeable volume processing, with options for remote monitoring and data collection. For low capacity blood processing ability and diagnostics or for research needs, including high throughput microplate processing.
Request a quote
Max capacity 6 x 550mL and
8 x 550mL blood bags
12 x 500mL and
16 x 500mL blood bags
4 x 1000mL or
8 x 500mL blood bags or
4 x 8 microplates
Max RCF 7,295 x g 7,187 x g 15,320 x g
Max speed 5,000rpm 4,700rpm 10,000rpm
Rotors 4 optional rotors 4 optional rotors 11 optional rotors
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
Lid closed:
39.9 x 32.1 x 35.4 in. (101.5 x 81.6 x 90.0cm)
Lid closed:
39.9 x 32.1 x 35.4 in. (101.5 x 81.6 x 90.0cm)
Lid closed:
37.8 x 26.8 x 28.3 in.
(96 x 68 x 72cm)
Display type Centri-Touch touchscreen interface Centri-Touch touchscreen interface EASYcontrol™ II Soft-Touch Keypad
Performance range Speed 300-5,000rpm
RCF 26-7,295 x g
Speed 300-4,700rpm
RCF 29-7,187 x g
Speed 300-10,000rpm

Heavy duty  configurations Yes Yes No
Water cooled configurations Yes Yes Yes
Weight 230V: 1047.2 lb. (475kg)
400V: 1091.3 lb. (495kg)
230V: 1047.2 lb. (475kg)
400V: 1091.3 lb. (495kg)
631 lb. (286kg)

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Rotors for large capacity centrifuges

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With the flexibility to select higher capacity rotors or match existing workflows, our large capacity rotors are designed for high-quality separations of up to 16 x 500mL blood bags or 16 liters in a single run.


HAEMAFlex Swinging Bucket Rotors
for Blood Banking Centrifuges

Blood processing in varying capacities to match your production needs and existing workflows. Use with Sorvall BP and Heraeus Cryofuge blood banking centrifuges.

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Sorvall BP 8 and 16 blood banking centrifuge brochure

sorvall bp 8 and 16 blood banking centrifuge brochure

The centrifuge of choice for simplified blood processing. The user-friendly design of the Sorvall BP 8 and 16 blood banking centrifuges make working with large volumes easier and more convenient using the protocols you’ve already validated and in compliance with global standards. Designed for flexible, large capacity blood banking, its proven productivity is built around you.

  • Enhanced ergonomics with push-button convenience
  • Simplified operation and space-saving design
  • Quick run set-up and standardization
  • Improved capacity to maximize productivity

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Sorvall BIOS series centrifuge brochure

Designed to reliably support a broad array of high throughput bioprocessing applications ranging from R&D scale to large scale production of biologics, vaccines, cell therapies, recombinant proteins and more.

  • Outstanding capacity to maximize productivity
  • Enhanced ergonomics with push-button convenience
  • Simplified operation and space-saving design
  • Enhanced corrosion protection

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