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Vortex shaker

Vortex shaker

Introducing the Vortex Shaker, the perfect tool for all your medical laboratory needs. Designed to provide simultaneous mixing and shaking of liquids, this versatile shaker can accommodate a variety of tube sizes and materials, making it an essential addition to any clinic or research facility. With its compact and user-friendly design, the Vortex Shaker is ideal for quick and efficient mixing of blood samples, reagents, and other laboratory fluids. Featuring a powerful motor and adjustable speed settings, this shaker offers precise control and reliable performance for all your mixing requirements. Trust the Vortex Shaker to deliver consistent, thorough mixing with minimal effort, saving you time and ensuring accurate results in your medical practice.
  • Applications

    • Sample Mixing: Vortex shakers are widely used in various scientific disciplines such as biology, chemistry, and biochemistry for mixing samples. This can include mixing reagents, solvents, or other liquid components to ensure homogeneity before further analysis.
    • Cell Culture: In cell biology and microbiology, vortex shakers are used to resuspend cells or microorganisms that may have settled at the bottom of culture tubes or plates. This ensures an even distribution of cells for downstream experiments or analyses.
    • Assay Preparation: Many assays in biochemistry and molecular biology require precise mixing of components. Vortex shakers provide a quick and efficient way to mix assay reagents, enzymes, substrates, and samples to initiate reactions or assays.
    • DNA Extraction: Vortex shakers are commonly used in DNA extraction protocols to mix DNA samples with various solutions, such as lysis buffers or DNA binding matrices. This ensures efficient cell lysis and DNA extraction.
    • Protein Purification: During protein purification processes, vortex shakers are used to mix protein samples with chromatography resins or other purification matrices. This ensures proper binding of the target protein to the resin and facilitates purification steps.
    • Immunoprecipitation: In immunology and molecular biology, vortex shakers are used in immunoprecipitation assays to mix antibody-coated beads with cell lysates or protein samples. This facilitates the binding of target proteins to the antibody-coated beads for subsequent analysis.
    • Enzyme Kinetics: Vortex shakers are used in enzyme kinetics experiments to mix enzyme solutions with substrates and other reaction components. This ensures uniform reaction conditions and facilitates the measurement of enzyme activity over time.
    • Sample Dilution: In analytical chemistry and clinical laboratories, vortex shakers are used to mix and dilute samples before analysis. This ensures that samples are thoroughly mixed and representative of the original sample for accurate analysis.
    • Cell Disruption: Vortex shakers can be used for mild cell disruption procedures, such as breaking open bacterial cells or yeast cells, by mixing them with lysis buffers or other cell disruption agents.
    • Staining and Dyeing: Vortex shakers are used in histology and pathology laboratories to mix tissue samples with staining reagents or dyes for microscopy analysis. This ensures uniform staining of tissue sections for accurate visualization of cellular structures.
  • Technical Data

    Type of movement orbital
    Shaking stroke 4 mm
    Permissible shaking weight (incl. attachment) 0.4 kg
    Motor rating input 39 W
    Motor rating output 9 W
    Permissible ON time 100 %
    Speed min (adjustable) 500 rpm
    Speed max. 2500 rpm
    Speed display scale
    Speed adjustment scale 0 - 6
    Operating mode continuous operation
    Touch function yes
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 120 x 140 x 138 mm
    Weight 3.9 kg
    Permissible ambient temperature 5 - 40 °C
    Permissible relative humidity 80 %
    Protection class according to DIN EN 60529 IP 21
    Voltage 220 - 240 V
    Frequency 50/60 Hz
    Power input 60 W

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