compact benchtop centrifuges

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.

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Optimize bench space
while achieving capacity

compact benchtop centrifuge optimizes space

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

ergonomic compact benchtop centrifuge

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 with
14 rotor options

compact benchtop centrifuge microplate rotor

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.

 

Ventilated

Refrigerated

Floor-standing
(portable)

  ventilated compact benchtop centrifuge refrigerated compact benchtop centrifuge floor-standing compact benchtop centrifuge
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  A compact platform with multiple choices of rotor, including both fixed angle and swinging bucket. Outstanding capacity up to 24 x 5/6mL blood tubes. Smart and simple interface with four customized program memory. High-speed microliter performance at up to 30,279 x g enables quicker spins and improved separations. Designed for a wide range of applications including clinical diagnostic, molecular biology and cell culture. Ergonomically designed floor-standing model enhances placement flexibility in the lab. An ideal choice of centrifuge to improve the workflow efficiency in the cell culture lab.
Max capacity 6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
Max speed 16,000 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
17,850 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
17,850 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
Max RCF 24,328 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
30,279 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
30,279 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
Programs 4 direct program buttons 3 direct program buttons, 96 additional programs accessible via folder
3 direct program buttons,
96 additional programs accessible via folder
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
Lid closed:
12.2 x 14.6 x 18.9 in.
(31 x 37 x 48cm)

Lid open:
26.8 x 14.6 x 18.9 in.
(67 x 37 x 48cm)
Lid closed:
12.6 x 18.1 x 26.4 in.
(32 x 46 x 67cm)

Lid open:
27.5 x 18.1 x 26.4 in.
(70 x 46 x 67cm)
Lid closed:
30.7 to 32.7 (adjustable) x 18.3 x 20.5 in.
(79 to 84 x 47 x 52cm)

Lid open:
30.7 to 32.7 (adjustable) x 18.3 x 20.5 in.
(117 to 122 x 47 x 52cm)
Weight 77 lbs. (35 kg) 156 lbs. (71kg)
191 lbs. (87kg)
Display type LCD LCD LCD
 

Ventilated

Refrigerated

  ventilated compact benchtop centrifuge refrigerated compact benchtop centrifuge
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  A compact platform with multiple choices of rotor, including both fixed angle and swinging bucket. Outstanding capacity up to 24 x 5/6mL blood tubes. Smart and simple interface with four customized program memory. High-speed microliter performance at up to 30,279 x g enables quicker spins and improved separations. Designed for a wide range of applications including clinical diagnostic, molecular biology and cell culture.
Max capacity 6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
Max speed 16,000 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
17,850 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
Max RCF 24,328 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
30,279 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
Programs 4 direct program buttons 3 direct program buttons, 96 additional programs accessible via folder
Dimensions w/lid closed (H x W x D) 12.2 x 14.6 x 18.9 in.
(31 x 37 x 48cm)
12.6 x 18.1 x 26.4 in.
(32 x 46 x 67cm)
Weight 77 lbs. (35 kg) 156 lbs. (71kg)
Display type LCD LCD
 

Ventilated

Refrigerated

  ventilated compact benchtop centrifuge refrigerated compact benchtop centrifuge
Request a quote
  A compact platform with multiple choices of rotor, including both fixed angle and swinging bucket. Outstanding capacity up to 24 x 5/6mL blood tubes. Smart and simple interface with four customized program memory. High-speed microliter performance at up to 30,279 x g enables quicker spins and improved separations. Designed for wide range of applications including clinical diagnostic, molecular biology and cell culture.
Max capacity 6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
Max speed 16,000 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
17,850 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
Max RCF 24,328 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
30,279 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
Programs 4 direct program buttons 3 direct program buttons, 96 additional programs accessible via folder
Dimensions w/lid closed (HWD) 12.2 x 14.6 x 18.9 in.
(31 x 37 x 48cm)
12.6 x 18.1 x 26.4 in.
(32 x 46 x 67cm)
Weight 77 lbs. (35 kg) 156 lbs. (71kg)
Display type LCD LCD
 

Ventilated

Refrigerated

Floor-standing
(portable)

  ventilated compact benchtop centrifuge refrigerated compact benchtop centrifuge floor-standing compact benchtop centrifuge
Request a quote
  A compact platform with multiple choices of rotor, including both fixed angle and swinging bucket. Outstanding capacity up to 24 x 5/6mL blood tubes. Smart and simple interface with four customized program memory. High-speed microliter performance at up to 30,279 x g enables quicker spins and improved separations. Designed for a wide range of applications including clinical diagnostic, molecular biology and cell culture. Ergonomically designed floor-standing model enhances placement flexibility in the lab. An ideal choice of centrifuge to improve the workflow efficiency in the cell culture lab.
Max capacity 6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
Max speed 16,000 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
17,850 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
17,850 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
Max RCF 24,328 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
30,279 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
30,279 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
Programs 4 direct program buttons 3 direct program buttons, 96 additional programs accessible via folder
3 direct program buttons,
96 additional programs accessible via folder
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
Lid closed:
12.2 x 14.6 x 18.9 in.
(31 x 37 x 48cm)

Lid open:
26.8 x 14.6 x 18.9 in.
(67 x 37 x 48cm)
Lid closed:
12.6 x 18.1 x 26.4 in.
(32 x 46 x 67cm)

Lid open:
27.5 x 18.1 x 26.4 in.
(70 x 46 x 67cm)
Lid closed:
30.7 to 32.7 (adjustable) x 18.3 x 20.5 in.
(79 to 84 x 47 x 52cm)

Lid open:
30.7 to 32.7 (adjustable) x 18.3 x 20.5 in.
(117 to 122 x 47 x 52cm)
Weight 77 lbs. (35 kg) 156 lbs. (71kg)
191 lbs. (87kg)
Display type LCD LCD LCD
 

Ventilated

Refrigerated

  ventilated compact benchtop centrifuge refrigerated compact benchtop centrifuge
Request a quote
  A compact platform with multiple choices of rotor, including both fixed angle and swinging bucket. Outstanding capacity up to 24 x 5/6mL blood tubes. Smart and simple interface with four customized program memory. High-speed microliter performance at up to 30,279 x g enables quicker spins and improved separations. Designed for a wide range of applications including clinical diagnostic, molecular biology and cell culture.
Max capacity 6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
Max speed 16,000 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
17,850 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
Max RCF 24,328 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
30,279 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
Programs 4 direct program buttons 3 direct program buttons, 96 additional programs accessible via folder
Dimensions w/lid closed (H x W x D) 12.2 x 14.6 x 18.9 in.
(31 x 37 x 48cm)
12.6 x 18.1 x 26.4 in.
(32 x 46 x 67cm)
Weight 77 lbs. (35 kg) 156 lbs. (71kg)
Display type LCD LCD
 

Ventilated

Refrigerated

  ventilated compact benchtop centrifuge refrigerated compact benchtop centrifuge
Request a quote
  A compact platform with multiple choices of rotor, including both fixed angle and swinging bucket. Outstanding capacity up to 24 x 5/6mL blood tubes. Smart and simple interface with four customized program memory. High-speed microliter performance at up to 30,279 x g enables quicker spins and improved separations. Designed for wide range of applications including clinical diagnostic, molecular biology and cell culture.
Max capacity 6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
6 x 50mL (fixed angle)
4 x 145mL (swinging bucket)
Max speed 16,000 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
17,850 rpm (fixed angle)
4,500 rpm (swinging bucket)
Max RCF 24,328 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
30,279 x g (fixed angle)
3,260 x g (swinging bucket)
Programs 4 direct program buttons 3 direct program buttons, 96 additional programs accessible via folder
Dimensions w/lid closed (HWD) 12.2 x 14.6 x 18.9 in.
(31 x 37 x 48cm)
12.6 x 18.1 x 26.4 in.
(32 x 46 x 67cm)
Weight 77 lbs. (35 kg) 156 lbs. (71kg)
Display type LCD LCD

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Rotors for compact centrifuges

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