Thermo Scientific™

SL 8 Small Benchtop Centrifuge Series

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Perform high-capacity work in a compact design. The Thermo Scientific™ SL 8 Small Benchtop Centrifuge, now available in both ventilated and refrigerated models, features innovative technologies with a smart, simple interface and the flexibility to meet your clinical and research processes and protocols.
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Key Innovation:

  • Secure, push-button Thermo Scientific™ Auto-Lock™ rotor exchange in as little as 3 seconds delivers trouble-free rotor installation and removal and clear chamber access for cleaning convenience
  • Biocontainment sealing options, including certified† Thermo Scientific™ ClickSeal™ lids for glove-friendly, one-handed operation
  • Maximized swing-out capacity up to 8 x 50mL conical tubes, 24 x 5/7mL blood tubes, microplates and microtubes, all in one versatile centrifuge
  • Fixed angle flexibility to spin 50mL conical tubes at over 12,000 x g or a wide range of microtubes at speeds up to 30,279 x g
Clinical Applications:
  • Runs up to 24 x 5/7mL blood tubes at a time in swinging bucket configuration
  • Expanded programming options with alphanumeric program naming for pre-saved protocols
  • Auto-Lock rotor exchange simplifies cleaning with full chamber access
  • Conforms to the latest clinical and safety standards
Research Applications:
  • 8 x 50mL swinging bucket rotor capacity, 4 microplates, or 30 filtration columns for research needs
  • Auto-Lock rotor exchange for application flexibility—go from 50mL tube to a microplate to microtubes effortlessly
This Centrifuge also features:
  • Ensure a peaceful laboratory with low noise levels, including just 52 dBA at performance of 17,850rpm/ 30,279 x g (with SL 8R centrifuge)
  • One-touch operation with pre-saved protocols, glove- and detergent-friendly interface
  • Highly visible backlit display for easy reading of parameters across the lab
  • Multilingual instructions—English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish—on programming, run conditions, alerts and service messages conforms to the latest clinical and safety standards, such as UL, CE and IVD
† Biocontainment certification by the Public Health England, Porton Down, UK