Sorvall ST 16


ST 16

Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall ST 16 centrifuge series offers exceptional capacity, ergonomic features and value for routine sample processing on the benchtop.         
Ideal for routine processing, the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall ST 16 centrifuge series combines exceptional capacity, ergonomics and value with market-leading capabilities including unparalleled productivity and throughout as well as exceptional ergonomics. Design innovations enable safe, simple and comfortable operation every day even in the most demanding laboratory environments.         
The Thermo Scientific Sorvall ST 16 general purpose centrifuge series is perfect for everyday sample processing, including clinical protocols, cell culture applications and microplate processing. The refrigerated version is ideal for handling temperature-sensitive sample processing between -10° and +40°C.         
Refrigerated model also available ST 16R
ST 16
Centrifuge Type General Purpose
Maximum Capacity 1.6 L (4 x 400 ml)
Maximum RCF 25999 xg
Noise Level < 61 dB
Refrigerated No_
Speed Range 0 to 15200 rpm
Depth 23.8 in
Height 14.2 in [34.3 in.H open
Width 17.3 in
Weight 126.8 lbs
Additional Specifications Control Microprocessor         
Display Digital         
Memory 6 programs, direct access         
Timer 9 hr., 99 min. plus HOLD         
Other Features Auto-Lock III rotor locking system, SMARTspin imbalance detection system, Certified ClickSeal biocontainment system, language selection, 9 acceleration/10 braking profiles, motorized lid latch         
Motor Direct, brushless induction low-profile motor


Easy To Use         
  • Intuitive controls simplify operation and provide detailed information on a wide range of operating parameters and processing status for optimal performance         
  • Motorized lid latch enables one finger downward motion for easiest closing and locking of centrifuge lid, even on tall benches         
    Auto-Lock™ III Rotor System         
  • Secure locking system allows easy push-button installation and exchange of rotors         
  • Saves time switching between applications         
  • Easy access to rotor chamber for quick cleaning, a healthier working environment and longer unit life         
    ClickSeal™ Bucket Sealing System         
  • Biocontainment solution seals with a snap; eliminates screw caps and complicated clips         
  • Glove-friendly, one-handed open/close capability         
  • Certified by CAMR™ in Porton Down, UK         
    SMARTSpin™ Technology         
  • Advanced rotor management system maximizes acceleration, braking and residual load imbalance for each rotor and bucket option         
  • Optimizes safety and improves separations         
    Space-Saving Design         
  • Compact dimensions optimize work area and ergonomic height and curved design ensure easy sample loading and unloading and easy cleaning         
    Outstanding Energy Efficiency         
  • Up to 40% energy consumption savings on industry standard protocols, such as standard blood separation or conical tubes processing
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    Lid will not completely close

    Hi, I am having an issue where my centrifuge will close down but won't automatic pull in to lock in place. Because of this, we are not able to start the centrifuge. I have tried to reset by turning off and on. Nothing changes. It will not...

    E32 PCB over temp...

    I can not get this unit to run, 30 seconds after the unit is turned on the E32 message shows up.  In the service manual it says to replace the PCB board.  I am wondering if anyone else has run into this issue before and is there a...

    latch problem

    There seem to be a recurring problem for many of the St series centrifuges where when opening the door the latch doesn't completely release the door causing it to remain closed. Pressing to try again closed the door. Can anyone help me with this...

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