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Beckman Optima TLX Ultracentrifuge

Beckman Optima TLX Ultracentrifuge

Manufacturer: Beckman Coulter
GMI SKU#: 8043-30-1197
  • Reduced separation time
  • Greater volume and improved resolution
  • Improves work flow and productivity
  • Reduces time spent transporting samples
  • Occupies less space 

For more information or to place an offline order call 1-800-745-2710


The Beckman Optima™ TLX ultracentrifuge, is a tabletop model designed for a variety of high-speed applications. Along with operator safety, the Beckman ultracentrifuge system prioritizes maximum performance capabilities with a force of 657,000 x g and sample volumes ranging from 0.2 mL to 5.1 mL per tube.

The Beckman Optima™ TLX centrifuge offers enhanced operator convenience. Equipped with an easy to use control panel, this Beckman centrifuge also has a temperature control system, a self-purging vacuum system and a programmable memory that can store up to 10 different profiles and more.

The control panel of this Optima™ ultracentrifuge system is located on top of the machine for convenience and easy access and visibility. During a run, the actual condition is shown in the control panel including speed, temperature, and time. The thermoelectric temperature control system uses forced air and doesn't require any coolant.

The Beckman Optima™ TLX centrifuge also comes with safety features. The centrifuge has imbalance-tolerant, direct vacuum-encased, air-cooled drives, as well as a steel chamber door which has an electromechanical door locking mechanism. The door automatically locks when manually closed.

Call us today to learn more about the Beckman Optima™ TLX Ultracentrifuge!


Beckman Optima TLX Ultracentrifuge System Specifications

Height53.3 cm (21 in)
Depth58.4 cm (23 in)
Weight81 kg (178 lb)
Approximate Acceleration Time10 acceleration profiles--9 slow rates from
0 to 5,000 rpm followed by full acceleration to set speed;
or maximum acceleration
Approximate Deceleration Time11 deceleration profiles--10 slow rates from 5,000 to 0 rpm,
including coasting to a stop without brake;
or full dynamic braking from set speed
Electrical Requirements50 Hz, 198 to 254 VAC, 6 A
Maximum Heat Dissipation into
Room under Steady-State Conditions
0.5 kW (1,750 Btu/hr)
Noise Level 1 Meter in
Front of Centrifuge
< 60 dBA
Set SpeedActual rotor speed ± 50 rpm of set speed
Set Temperature2 to 40°C in 0.1° increments
Set Timeto 99 hr 59 min
Speed Range5,000 to 120,000 rpm
Temperature Control± 2°C of set temperature
(after equilibration)
Ambient Temperature Range15 to 35°C ambient
Clearances Required7.6 cm (3.0 in) both sides and rear
Humidity Restrictions< 95% (noncondensing
Pollution Degree2
Time - Actual DisplayIndicates run time remaining
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