Beckman Coulter Microfuge 18


Microfuge 18

Microfuge® 18 Microcentrifuge, Non-Refrigerated, with F241.5P Rotor, 60 Hz, 120 V
Microfuge 18
Centrifuge Type Microcentrifuge
Maximum Capacity 24 x 1.5 / 2.2 mL
Maximum RCF 18000 xg
Maximum Speed 14000 rpm adjustable in 500 rpm increments
Noise Level < 58 dB
Orientation Benchtop
Refrigerated No_
Depth 12.6 in
Height 9.7 in
Width 9.5 in
Weight 28.7 lbs
Additional Specifications Temperature Range N/A
Operating Conditions +4°C to +35°C, <80% humidity (non-condensing)
Run Time 0 - 30 min., Continuous Run or Pulse
Drive Maintenance-free brushless induction
Accel/Decel Rates < 18 sec. accel / 19 sec. decel


  • Maintenance-free rotor spins up to 14,000 rpm (18,000 x g)
  • Ideal for pelleting of DNA, RNA and Proteins; Cell Virus Isolation
  • Fits on crowded bench or in a cold room
  • Comes complete with a 24-place aerosol-tight, autoclavable fixed-angle rotor
  • Quiet operation <= 58 dB
  • Easy-to-read interface displays both speed (rpm) and force (rcf)
  • Runtime options - timed, hold or pulse
  • Easy-to-use knobs


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