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120 VDigital15200 rpmRefrigerated75004271 1619-80 55512 $7,07910-20 Days2
120 VDigital15200 rpmVentilated75004231 1619-81 55509 $4,77510-20 Days3
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Product Details

• Ventilated and refrigerated models with a 1.6 L (4 x 400 mL) capacity and maximum 15,200 rpm speed: ideal for clinical protocols and cell culture prep

• Energy efficient: uses 40% less energy per tube on routine protocols such as conical tubes processing and standard blood separation

• Microprocessor with large backlit digital control panel stores up to six programs, allows speed, time and temperature adjustment even while unit is operating; includes dedicated program keys for immediate access to frequently used programs

• Includes durable, chemical-resistant ClickSeal covers made of transparent and biocompatible polyetherimide (PEI)

• ClickSeal bucket containment system is a certified biocontainment solution

• SMARTSpin rotor management system detects and corrects imbalances and vibration

• Multilingual instructions on programming, run conditions, alerts and service messages in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian and Dutch

• Powersave uses 15% less energy compared to standard stand-by power consumption

• Glove-and detergent-friendly centrifuge and rotor accessories

• Provides 9 acceleration and 10 deceleration rates

• Optional motorized lid latch opens at end-of-run for easy access of samples

• Megafuge refrigerated centrifuge with CFC-free refrigeration system is ideal for temperature-sensitive samples

• Temperature range: -10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F)

• Pre-cooling function

• Achieve 4°C from ambient 23°C in 15 minutes

• Compliance: IVD Compliant, IEC 61010-1, IEC 61010-2-202, IEC 61010-2-101

• Certifications: UL Listed, CSA certified, CE marked, IVD compliant, Certified Biosafety

• Accepts 32 to 76 x 5/7 ml blood tubes with TX-200 or TX-400 rotors

• Accepts up to 16 x 50 ml conical tubes with standard TX-400 swing-out rotor


  • Megafuge, Refrigerated; 8R, 120v, Heraeus
  • Heraeus Megafuge 40 Ventilated Centrifuge Heraeus Megafuge 40 Ventilated Centrifuge

Features & Benefits

Features and Benefits

Megafuge 16 Specifications

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Swinging Bucket Rotors
  • Max Capacity 4 x 400 ml (with TX-400 rotor)
  • Max Speed 5500 rpm (with TX-200 rotor)
  • Max RCF 5580 x g (with TX-200 rotor)
Fixed Angle Rotors
  • Max Capacity 6 x 100 ml (with F15-6x100 rotor)
  • Max Speed 15200 rpm (with 30x2 ml rotor)
  • Max RCF 25830 x g (with 30x2 ml rotor)
Capacity1.6 L (4 x 400 mL)
Material (Centrifugation Chamber)Stainless Steel
Drive SystemDirect, brushless induction low profile motor
Rotor Locking SystemAuto-Lock III
Imbalance Detection SystemSMARTSpin
Programs6, direct access
Acceleration/ Deceleration Rates9 acceleration/10 braking profiles
Pulse (Short) RunYes
MotorDirect, brushless induction low-profile motor
Max. RCF25,830 x g
Max. Speed (rpm)15,200 rpm
Timer9 hr. 99 min. plus HOLD
Memory6 programs, direct access
Other FeaturesCertified ClickSeal biocontainment system, language selection, motorized lid latch
Sound Level (dBA), with swinging bucket rotor at top speed< 61/<55* dB (TX-400)
Technical StandardsIEC 61010-1, IEC 61010-202, IEC 61010-2-101 
230 V only: EN 292, EN 61326, EN 55011B
CertificationsUL listed / CSA certified / CE marked / IVD compliant / Certified Biosafety, RoHS compliant, WEE compliant

Hereaus Megafuge 40 Centrifuge Control Panel

Advanced rotor management maximizes, residual load, acceleration and braking of rotor and bucket options

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Available Accessories

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  • Heraeus TX-1000 Swinging-Bucket Rotor with Buckets
    Heraeus Megafuge TX-1000 swinging-bucket rotor: 90° angle. Dual-purpose design from Thermo Fisher accepts adapters for tubes and microplates, or use with bio-bottles as shown. Rotor is corrosion-resistant, with advanced lubricant coating. For Megafuge 40 centrifuge
  • Heraeus TX-1000 Swinging-Bucket Rotor with Bio-Containment Lids
    Heraeus Megafuge TX-1000 swinging-bucket rotor: 90° angle. Dual-purpose design from Thermo Fisher accepts adapters for tubes, microplates or bio-bottles; certified bio-containment lids safely cover samples. For Megafuge 40 centrifuge
  • Hereaus TX-750 90 Swinging-Bucket Rotor
    Heraeus TX-750 is a 90° swinging-bucket rotor from Thermo Fisher with an anti-friction finish. For round or rectangular buckets; use adapters for tubes or microplates. Handles speed to 4700 rpm. For Megafuge 40 and Multifuge x3 centrifuge
  • ClickSeal™ Biocontainment Lids - One of Many Centrifuge Packages
    Heraeus™ Megafuge™ Centrifuges come in many application-specific packages, including this Stand-Out Package including ventilated centrifuge, TX-150 swinging-bucket rotor, four round buckets with bio-containment lids, adapters for 5/7 ml and 10/15 ml blood collection tubes.

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