SIGMA 4-16 Centrifuge

Benchtop clinical lab high capacity centrifuge 4-16 from Sigma

Sigma 4-16 high volume bench top laboratory clinical centrifuge

Spincontrol Comfort, No. 10490 (220-240 V, 50/60 Hz),
No. 10491 (208 V, 50/60 Hz)
No. 10492 (120 V, 50/60 Hz)
No. 10493 (100 V, 50/60 Hz)

Spincontrol Professional, No. 10495 (220-240 V, 50/60 Hz),
No. 10496 (208 V, 50/60 Hz)
No. 10497 (120 V, 50/60 Hz)
No. 10498 (100 V, 50/60 Hz)

  • Universal table top centrifuge; speed range up to 13.500rpm
  • Control unit Spincontrol Comfort or Professional
  • Various angle and swing-out rotors available
  • Lid can easily be opened due pneumatic swing support
  • Maximum capacity of 4 x 500 ml down to microtubes with different adapters in the same bucket
  • Maintenance-free induction drive motor. A Microcontroller controls speed, time, temperature and gravitational field
  • Motorized lid lock
  • Suitable for low sppeds e.g. for cell sedimentation , accuracy +/- 1 rpm
  • Magnetic rotor identification prevents the rotor from overspeeding
  • Stainless steel bowl
  • Imbalance switch
  • No need to open casing for emergency lid lock release
  • Produced according to national and international safety regulations (e.g. IEC 1010)

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Spincontrol Comfort Spincontrol Professional
Display Grafik LCD TFT
Plain text pop up window + +
Permanent display preselected, current values + +
Languages D, GB D, GB
Timer 10 sec – 9h 59min 10 sec – 9h 59min
Timer after set speed has been reached - +
Time increments [sec] 60; 1 60; 1
Short run + +
Continuous run + +
Speed increments [rpm] 100; 1 10;1
Display speed and g-force + +
G-force increments [xg] 10; 1 10; 1
Temperature increments [°C] 1 1
Switchable °C, °F - +
Standstill cooling, switchable +, + +, +
Standstill heating, switchable +, + +, +
Rapid cooling program: Rapid_cool + +
Start refused with exceeded temperature tolerance, tolerance preselectable - +
Programs 50 60
User defined program name - +
Program list shows all parameters +, + +, -
Linear acceleration curves 10 10
Quadratic deceleration curves 10 10
User defined acceleration curves 10 10
Linear deceleration curves 10 10
Quadratic deceleration curves 10 10
User defined deceleration curves 10 10
Brakeless + +
Combination deceleration a. brakeless from 1000 – 150 rpm selectable - +
Auto lid open, switchable + +
Acoustic signal, switchable +, + +, +
Signal length preselectable + +
Optical display stillstand + +
Counting cycles centrifuge, each rotor +, + +, +
Pop up window end of rotor life time + +
Automatic lid opening at the end of the run, switchable +, + +, +
All rotors are programmed: speed, g-force, radius + +
Max. radius decreaseble + +
Calculation for liquid density >1.2g/cm3 + +
Start delay + +
Control unit lockable + +
Code protection + +

Rotors & Accessories for the SIGMA 4-16 centrifuges

Rotors
Order No. Description Max. rpm Max. rcf
11118 Swing-out rotor for microtiter plates, incl. 1 set carriers no. 13218, plate holder no. 17978 5.700 1/min 5.013 x g
11150 Swing-out rotor, 4 place, e.g. for buckets no. 13215, 13220 4.500 1/min 4.120 x g
11156 Swing-out rotor, 6 place, e.g. for buckets no. 13127 4.500 1/min 4.324 x g
11234 Swing-out cytology rotor complete, rotor no. 11235, 2 sets buckets no. 13224, 4 inserts no. 15223 3.000 1/min 1.137 x g
12130 Angle rotor 30 x 1.5/2.2 ml, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 13.500 1/min 20.376 x g
12165 Angle rotor 6 x 85 ml, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 12.500 1/min 17.119 x g
12166 Angle rotor 8 x 50 ml, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 12.500 1/min 16.770 x g
12168 Angle rotor 20 x 10 ml, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 12.500 1/min 17.119 x g
12169 Angle rotor for 8 x 50 ml culture, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 12.500 1/min 18.168 x g
12170 Angle rotor for 12 x 15 ml culture, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 12.500 1/min 17.469 x g
12172 Angle rotor 12 x 30 ml, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 12.500 1/min 19.216 x g
12174 Angle rotor for 24 x 15 ml culture, 2 lines with same RCF-value, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 10.500 1/min 15.531 x g
12200 Angle rotor 100 x 1.5/2.2 ml, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 9.000 1/min 14.761 x g
12256 Angle rotor 6 x 250 ml, sealable with hermetic aluminium lid 8.000 1/min 10.375 x g
Accessories
Order No. Description Suitable For:
13421 Bucket for microtiter- and deepwellplates, max. height of plates 60 mm, 1 set = 4 pcs 11650
13450 Round bucket, for the round carrier system Ø 100, for 650 ml tube, max. tube length 140 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs 11650
13215 Rectangular bucket, sealable with cap no. 17112, max. tube length 115 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
13220 Bucket for microtiter plates, max. height of plates 54 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
13221 Bucket for microtiter plates, incl. plate holder no. 17979, max. height of plates 56 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
13233 Multiple carrier for 50 x tubes approx. 5 ml, max. Ø 12.5 x 70 – 90 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11121, 11123
13234 Multiple carrier for 4 x 100 ml for tubes max. Ø 45 x 92 – 100 mm, incl. rubber cushion no. 16051, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
13235 Multiple carrier for 7 culture tubes 50 ml no. 15151, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
13236 Multiple carrier for 12 culture tubes 15 ml no. 15115, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
13350 Round bucket, for round carriers Ø 85 mm and 500 ml bottles, max. tube length 130m, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
13127 Rectangular bucket, for the system of rectangular carriers, max. tube length 115 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11156
13218 Bucket for microtiter plates, incl. plate holder no. 17978, max. height of plates approx. 80 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11118
13021 Adapter for PCR-tube 0.2 ml, e.g no. 15042, 1 set = 2 pcs. 12124
13000 Adapter for reaction vials 0.25/0.4 ml no. 15014, 1 set = 2 pcs. 12124
13002 Adapter for reaction vials 0.5/0.75 ml, Ø 7.9/10 x 28/31 mm, e.g. no. 15005, 1 set = 2 pcs. 12124
17112 Rectangular polysulfone sealing cap, clear, incl. 1 set clips no. 17118, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13127, 13180
17134 Round aluminium sealing cap, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13034, 13550
17350 Round carrier for 24 reaction vials 0.5/0.75 ml, max. Ø 8/10 x 28/31 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 1390, 13350
17356 Round carrier for 16 round bottom tubes 5 – 6 ml, max. Ø 13.5/17.5 x 70 – 90 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13190, 13350
17360 Round carrier for 10 culture tubes 15 ml, max. cap Ø 22 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13350,13550
17385 Round carrier for 1 tube 78 – 85 ml, max. Ø 38/40 x 85 – 115 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13190, 13350
17390 Round carrier incl. rubber cushion no. 16051, for 1 round bottom tube 100 ml, max. Ø 45/50 x 85 – 110 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13190, 13350
17401 Round carrier incl. rubber cushion no. 16250 for 1 round bottom tube 175 – 250 ml, max. Ø 57.5 x 90 – 150 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
17347 Round carrier for 1 bottle with flat bottom, 250 ml, max. Ø 61.5 x 90 – 125 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13190, 13350
15500 Polycarbonate bottle 500 ml, Ø 85 x 135 mm, incl. screw cap 13350, 13550
18002 Rectangular carrier for 20 reaction vials 1.5/2.2 ml, max. Ø 11 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13127, 13180
18010 Rectangular carrier for 12 tubes 10 – 12 ml, flat and round bottom, max. Ø 16.8/17.5 x 60 – 85 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13127, 13215
18030 Rectangular carrier for 5 round bottom tubes 27 – 30 ml, max. Ø 25.4/27.5 x 80 – 110 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13127, 13180
18050 Rectangular carrier for 2 round bottom tubes approx. 50 ml, max. Ø 35/38 x 85 – 110 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13127, 13215
18250 Rectangular carrier for 1 tube 175 – 250 ml incl. rubber cushion no. 16051, max. Ø 57 x 90 – 137 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13127, 13215
17108 Polysulfone sealing cap, clear, incl. 2 sets clips no. 17118, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13218, 13845
17118 Clip for sealing caps, 1 set = 2 pcs. 17108, 17112
17978 Plate holder for bucket no. 13218, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13218
Technical Specifications
Power supply 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz 
208 V, 60 Hz 
120 V, 60 Hz
 100 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption 1.680
Max. capacity [ml] 4 x 500
Max. speed [rpm] 13.500
Min. speed [rpm] 100
Interference suppression EN 61326
Dimensions: Height x Width x Depth [mm] 489 x 496 x 650
Height with open lid [mm] 940
Weight without rotor [kg] 82
Max. kinetic energy [Nm] 50.486
Noise level at max speed (approx.)
Rotor 12130 at 13500 rpm 73 dB (A)
Rotor 11150 at 4500 rpm 73 dB (A)
Max acceleration
Rotor 12130 [sec]
Rotor 12256 [sec]
29
78
Max deceleration
Rotor 12130 [sec]
Rotor 12256 [sec]
28
108
Temperature setting range -;+70oC