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Sorvall RC-5B Plus Superspeed Centrifuge

Sorvall RC-5B Plus Superspeed Centrifuge

Manufacturer: Sorvall
GMI SKU#: 8327-30-1016
  • Large capacity for high volume processing
  • Vacuum-free operation
  • Imbalance tolerant gyro drive
  • Rotary knob for fast parameter setting
  • Simultaneous analog LED display of set and actual parameters
  • GMI sells BRAND NEW high speed centrifuges

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


The Sorvall RC-5B Plus Superspeed is a high-speed centrifuge designed with simplicity of operation and durability for intensive use. With its user-friendly controls, set-up is made simple even for inexperienced users, speeding up parameter setting and minimizing errors. The RC-5B also comes with unparalleled flexibility as it carries the industry's widest range of rotors – from fixed angle to continuous flow types.

The RC-5B Plus provides reliable, dependable operation. Its durable, high capacity refrigeration system maintains precise operating temperatures without the need for a vacuum. Additionally, the RC-5B Plus direct drive motors, with no belts or gears, reduce maintenance and system noise. The patented gyro system also protects the drive from damage should rotor imbalance occur.

The Sorvall RC-5B Plus centrifuge is designed with simplicity and ease of use in mind. It carries simple levers and knobs make parameter setting fast and easy. Both set and actual parameters are visible at all times. With user-defined sample over-temperature protection, sample integrity is assured.

Proven, practical performance is a priority with Sorvall centrifuges. The RC-5B Plus Superspeed centrifuge is equipped with easy-to-use controls for programming run conditions, along with high visibility analog displays and lighted indicators. Run conditions can be set in any sequence and changed at anytime with an accurate speed control from 500 to 21,000 rpm.

Call us today to obtain your special pricing on the Sorvall RC-5B Plus Superspeed Centrifuge!


Sorvall RC-5B Plus Superspeed Centrifuge Specifications

Maximum Speed21,000 rpm
Speed Range500 to 21,000 rpm
Maximum RCF51,430 x g
Maximum Capacity 4 x 1,000 mL
DriveHigh torque, DC direct drive with gyro suspension
Accel/decel Rates1 acceleration, 2 deceleration
Speed Control Accuracy±1% or 100 rpm, whichever is greater
Temperature Set Range-20 to +40 °C
Temperature Control+2 to +37 °C at maximum rotor speed
Temperature Accuracy±2 °C
Ambient Temperature Range15 – 38 °C
Dimensions (H x D x W)1140 mm (to top of control panel) x 990 mm x 760 mm
(45 in. x 39 in. x 30 in.)
915 mm (36 in.) height to top of deck
Weight308 kg (608 lbs)
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