Our small benchtop centrifuges were engineered to fit in your lab space and designed to anticipate and address your lab's most pressing needs. This line of centrifuges accommodates multi‐laboratory settings, with the flexibility to adapt to evolving clinical and research applications. A floor model is available for laboratories where bench space is limited.
Optimize bench spacewhile achieving capacity
Process up to 8 x 50 mL conical tubes at over 12,000 x g, 24 x 5/7 mL blood tubes, microplates and a wide range of microtubes at speeds up to 30,279 x g, all in one versatile benchtop centrifuge.
Say yes to a more ergonomic design
Thermo Scientific innovation brings Auto-Lock Rotor Exchange, a secure push-button rotor installation, plus ClickSeal Biocontainment Lids, for glove-friendly, one-handed operation.
Accommodate more with14 rotor options
Support applications from clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, hematology, immunology, to cellular biology, genomics/molecular biology, proteomics, and biochemistry, plus clinical and pharmaceutical studies.
What kind of compact centrifuge fits your needs best?
Our industry-leading portfolio of compact centrifuges includes multiple models that come in ventilated, refrigerated, and floor-standing units in trusted brands and voltages necessary to meet the needs of our customers around the world. Choose your favorite brand below.
Rotors for compact centrifuges
Our extensive rotor portfolio provides application flexibility to support multiple lab settings, multiple users, and versatility as the needs of your laboratory evolve.
Swinging bucket rotors
Fixed angle rotors
Sorvall ST8 compact centrifuge brochure
The Sorvall ST8 compact centrifuge series fits into your space and your applications with its compact footprint, ergonomic design and multiple rotor options that adapt to evolving clinical and research needs. It stands out for its outstanding reliability, consistency, and safety.
Take a virtual tour of our benchtop centrifuges
Take a self-guided tour and learn how our centrifuges and rotors are designed around you and your applications.
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While in the tour, take a look at our convenient packages to find just the right centrifuge, rotor, and adapter combination you need to get started.