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Beckman Coulter - Optima L Series Ultracentrifuge

Manufactured by  Beckman Coulter
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The Optima Line comes in 3 flavors; the economical LE 80 the L series and the 'Mercedes' -the XL series with all the 'bells and whistles'.

This state-of-the-art Optima Series ultracentrifuge line is able to reliably serve your lab for as long as you'll be there. Why? Beckman's' unsurpassed Optima series technology includes a vacuum encased induction drive- the first of its kind in the world. Virtually NO friction means years of reliable performance for you and your lab. Next the refrigeration system is thermoelectric. Hi tech means no CFC's. The vacuum system is moisture purging and thereby drastically reduces maintenance. Bottom line - service engineer calls are a rarity!    
The Optima Line comes in 3 flavors; the economical LE 80 the L series and the 'Mercedes' -the XL series with all the 'bells and whistles'.
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Features of Optima L Series Ultracentrifuge
  • Microprocessor control           
  • High torque direct drive induction motor           
  • Vacuum encased drive -wow no friction           
  • NO BRUSHES mean low maintenance           
  • Very smooth acceleration / deceleration profiles are gentle for your samples           
  • Ultra high run to run reproducibility           
  • Imbalance tolerant drive means eye-balancing of you sample tubes (we still recommend weighing and matching)           
  • Fast instrument set-up diagnostic displays alert user to condition issues or errors           
  • Very efficient energy consumption generates 1/3 the BTUs of other mfrs instruments
General Specifications
Noise Level57 dB Sound level 3 ft (0.9 m) away
Depth 37 in
Height47.5 in
Width 26.5 in
Weight1025 lbs
Additional Specifications

Speed control:           
20 rpm of set speed           
Sample imbalance tolerance:           
Up to 10% of volume in opposite tubes           
Drive cooling:           
Refrigeration system:           
Set temperature range:           
0 to 40 C in 1 increments           
Temperature control:           
0.5 C of set           
Ambient operating range:           
15 to 40 C           
User-settable programs:           
9 user programs with delayed start capability           
Acceleration/Deceleration rates:           
2 Accel/3 Decel           
Moisture-purging vacuum system:           
Heat output:           
1.0 kW/h (3400 BTU/h)

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