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SQI: Simpson Querry Institute

Refrigerated Centrifuge

Description and Applications

The Sorvall X1R general purpose refrigerated centrifuge is configured with two swing bucket rotors for tubes and plates as well as a fixed-angle rotor. Short-spin reservations are available for spins up to 10 minutes long. Please utilize long-spin reservations for longer centrifugation times.


Available Rotors

This table contains technical information about the rotors available in ANTEC's refrigerated centrifuge.
Fiberlite F15 BioSEAL fixed-angle rotor (8x50ml tubes) Max speed 15,000 rpm, 26,200x g
M20 Rotor for PCR plates Max speed 4,000 rpm
Round Buckets Rotor (16x50ml tubes or 36x15ml tubes) Max speed 5,000 rpm


Acknowledging ANTEC

Please acknowledge the use of ANTEC equipment when data obtained in our core is published, used for proposal or grant submissions, or included in your presentations. Acknowledgement helps demonstrate ANTEC’s value to the Northwestern University Research community and contributes to our efforts to secure funding for new instruments and services. See sample text.