Thermo Scientific™

Forma™ Steri-Cycle™ CO2 Incubator, 184 L, Polished Stainless Steel

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CO2 Incubators

Experience complete contamination control and dependable long-term performance. Thermo Scientific™ Steri-Cycle CO2 Incubators offer precise direct-heat temperature control with choice of TC (thermal conductivity) or IR (infrared) sensor and convenient high-temperature decontamination cycle. Our reliable direct-heat Steri-Cycle CO2 incubator features a unique in-chamber HEPA air filtration system—which provides continuous protection against unwanted airborne contaminants—and an on-demand, high-temperature sterilization cycle that simplifies routine cleaning.

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  • Approximate cycle length: 14 hr.
  • Optimized airflow system will not interfere with samples or incubator function
  • Optional built-in VOC filtration system removes volatile organic vapors
  • In-chamber HEPA air filtration continuously removes particulates for Class 100 quality conditions
  • On-demand 140°C sterilization cycle eliminates contamination from internal surfaces
  • Audible alarm activates if outer door is opened during the cycle or if temperature reaches 60°C (140°F) or greater
  • Heat-resistant TC sensor can be left in place during the cycle
  • HEPA filter and IR sensor are easily removed
  • Access code prevents accidental initiation of the cycle

Microprocessor Control

  • Alphanumeric messaging center clearly displays temperature, CO2 and (optional) RH parameters
  • Audio/visual alarms with silence button
  • Setpoints for temperature, overtemperature, CO2
  • Configurable audible ON/OFF, access code, HEPA filter change reminder, remote alarm contacts, tracking low temp and high and low CO2 alarms


  • Polished stainless-steel interior with coved corners is easy to clean
  • Sturdy stainless-steel shelves and supports can be removed without tools
  • Microbiological filters on gas inlet and sample ports are easily accessible
  • Removable inner door gasket adjusts continually to ensure tight seal

Ordering Information:

Options include: choice of CO2 sensors, reversible door swings, relative humidity monitoring, antimicrobial copper interior, automatic gas tank switchers, datalogging capability, IQ/OQ documentation kits.