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5mL MacroTubes Polypropylene
by MTC Bio

16mm diameter identical to standard 15ml tubes used with centrifuge rotors
Sized for compatibility with Benchmark Scientific and German-designed laboratory equipment, these 5mL MacroTubes have a 16mm diameter (same as 15 mL tubes) ideal for use with centrifuge rotors.
  • Material: Low-binding virgin Polypropylene
  • Certified free of RNase and DNase free and free of pyrogen
  • Dimensions: 16.5 x 54mm (excluding rim and cap)
  • Replaces 15ml tubes in many applications
  • Maximum Centrifugal Force: 25,000xg
  • Attached cap provides tight, leak proof seal
  • Dual graduations at 0.2mL and 0.5mL
  • Cap secures seal from -86°C to +80°C
  • MacroTubes can be “boiled” for up to 10 minutes
  • Optional: Adapter, Freezer Box, CapLock Clips and Workstation Rack 

5mL Polypropylene MacroTubes Compatible with Benchmark Scientific Products

MTC Bio Part # Description Quantity Cat # Price
C2500 MacroTube™, 5mL,free of RNase and DNase, natural color, 4 bags of 50 200 5705-27 $ 24
C2500-AST MacroTube™, 5mL,free of RNase and DNase, rainbow pack, 4 bags of 50 200 5705-28 $ 24
C2500-B MacroTube™, 5mL,free of RNase and DNase, blue, 4 bags of 50 200 5705-29 $ 24
C2500-G MacroTube™, 5mL,free of RNase and DNase, green, 4 bags of 50 200 5705-30 $ 24
C2500-OB MacroTube™, 5mL,free of RNase and DNase, opaque black, 4 bags of 50 200 5705-31 $ 24
C2500-R MacroTube™, 5mL,free of RNase and DNase, red, 4 bags of 50 200 5705-32 $ 24
C2500-Y MacroTube™, 5mL,free of RNase and DNase, yellow, 4 bags of 50 200 5705-33 $ 24
C2520 MacroTube™, 5mL,sterile, free of RNase, DNase and pyrogens, 10 bags of 20 200 5705-34 $ 27
Additional Features:
  • Syringe port in center cap with special thin “membrane” for easy puncture with a syringe or needle to vent internal pressure cause by incubating
  • Sized to be compatible with all Benchmark Scientific centrifuges, dry bath block heaters, tube racks and thermal shakers/vortexers
  • 16ml diameter identical to standard 15ml tubes for compatibility with centrifuge rotors
  • Replaces 15ml tubes in many applications
  • Easy-to-open and close cap (with just one hand)
  • Helps reduce plastic waste
  • Short 56mm total tube length reduces contamination by allowing pipettor shaft with 1ml or 5ml tips to reach tube bottom
  • Standard 1ml or 5ml tips reach conical bottom of tube reducing potential contamination

Accessories for 5mL MacroTubes Polypropylene

MTC Bio Part # Description Quantity Cat # Price
C2570 Adapter for 5mL tubes in 15mL centrifuge 4 5705-35 $ 23
C2581 Freezer box, polycarbonate for 25 (5x5) 5mL tubes 5 5705-36 $ 41
C2586 CapLock Clips, with break-away lifting tab
Maintains integrity of seal at higher temperatures
Recommended for temperatures above 80°C
Can be “boiled” for up to 10 minutes in incubated/heated applications
20 5705-37 $ 15
C2591 Workstation rack for 30 x 5mL tubes 1 5705-38 $ 24
CapLock Clips #C2586 Workstation rack for 30 x 5mL tubes #C2591
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Brochure (PDF) 5mL MacroTubes™ Polypropylene by MTC Bio
Provides a brief introduction to product design, key features, and available accessories for the 5mL MacroTubes™ Polypropylene by MTC Bio.
01/01/2014
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