Sigma 6-16 Centrifuge

Large volume high through-put lab centrifuge

SIGMA 6-16 High Capacity Clinical Laboratory Centrifuge

Spincontrol Comfort
No. 10875 (220-240 V, 50/60 Hz),
No. 10876 (208 V, 60 Hz),
No. 10877 (200 V, 50/60 Hz)
On request (120V, 50/60Hz)

Spincontrol Professional
No. 10901 (220-240 V, 50/60 Hz),
No. 10902 (208 V, 60 Hz),
No. 10903 (200 V, 50/60 Hz),
On request (120V, 50/60Hz)

  • 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 800 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 speeds 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 the casing for emergency lid lock release
  • Produced according to national and international safety regulations (e.g. IEC 1010).

Additional versions are available:

  • SIGMA 6-16H – heated version of 6-16
  • SIGMA 6-16K – refrigerated version of 6-16
  • SIGMA 6-16KH – heated version of 6-16K
  • SIGMA 6-16KR – for robot systems/ separate brochure

Sigma 6-16 Centrifuge Brochure Download (2.7MB)

For the refrigerated version of the Sigma 6-16, click here.

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 6-16 centrifuges

Rotors
Order No. Description Max. rpm Max. rcf
11118 Swing-out rotor for microtiter plates, incl. 1 set carriers no. 13218, sealable with caps no. 17108, incl. plate holder no. 17978 5.700 1/min 5.013 x g
11148 Swing-out rotor 32 x 1,5/2,2 ml, incl. 4 sets buckets no. 13124, hermetic aluminium lid 12.000 1/min 13.523 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, for buckets no. 13127 4.500 1/min 4.324 x g
11165 Swing-out rotor, 4 place, for buckets no. 13113, 13114, 13116 for glass tubes for mineral oil 3.000 1/min 2.143 x g
11650 Swing-out rotor, 4 place, e.g. for buckets no. 13621, 13650 4.200 1/min 4.142 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, e.g. no. 15115, incl. hermetic aluminium lid 10.500 1/min 15.531 x g
12256 Angle rotor 6 x 250 ml, sealable with hermetic aluminium lid 9.000 1/min 13.131 x g
12500 Angle rotor 6 x 500 ml, sealable with hermetic aluminium lid 8.000 1/min 11.806 x g
Accessories
Order No. Description Suitable For:
13621 Bucket for microtiter-, filter and deepwellplates, max. height of plates 86 mm, 1 set = 4 pcs. 11650
13625 Bucket for 1 blood bag system, volume of the bucket approx. 1000 ml, incl. polypropylene adapter no. 13627 for standard bags, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11650
13627 Polypropylene adapter for standard blood bags, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13625
13635 Aluminium bucket for carriers no. 18604 – 18607, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11650
13650 Round bucket, sealable, for the round carrier system Ø 100, max. tube length 145 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11650
17653 Round carrier for 26 reaction vials 1.5/2.2 ml, max. Ø 11 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs 13450, 13855
17656 Round carrier for 22 round bottom tubes 5 – 6 ml, max. Ø 13.5/17.5 x 70 – 90 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13450, 13855
17690 Round carrier incl. rubber cushion, for 2 round bottom tubes approx. 100 ml, max. Ø 45/47 x 85 – 110 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13650, 13850
17695 Round carrier incl. rubber cushion, for 1 round bottom tube 200 – 250 ml, max. Ø 57.5 x 90 – 137 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13650, 13855
17682 Round carrier for 1 Corning bottle 500 ml, no. 431123, angle 75°, Ø 96 x 150 mm, pointed bottom, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13450, 13650
13655 Adapter for 1 bottle 500 ml, max. Ø 69,5 x 165 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13650, 13822
13656 Polypropylene tube with flat bottom, 800 ml, Ø 100 x 135 mm, sealable with cap 17123 13650
18605 Hexagon carrier for 24 culture tubes 15 ml, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13635
18607 Hexagon carrier for 8 culture tubes 50 ml with skirt or flat bottom, max. Ø 29.4/36 x 90 – 120 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13635
13125 Rectangular bucket, 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
13550 Round bucket, for round carriers Ø 85 mm, max. tube length 155 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11150
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. 13350, 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. 13190,13350
17354 Round carrier for 16 round bottom tubes 7 ml, max. Ø 12.5 x 85 – 115 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13190, 13350
17359 Round carrier for 9 culture tubes 15 ml, max. cap Ø 23 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13190, 13350
17376 Round carrier for 4 round bottom tubes with screw cap 40 – 50 ml, max. Ø 29/34 x 85 – 110 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13190, 13350
17390 Round carrier incl. rubber cushion, for 1 round bottom tube 100 ml, max. Ø 45/50 x 85 – 110 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13190, 13350
17400 Round carrier for 1 bottle with flat bottom 200 ml, max. Ø 57 x 90 – 115 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs 13190, 13350
15750 Polycarbonate bottle 750 ml, Ø 85 x 170 mm, incl. screw cap 13550,13654
18002 Rectangular carrier for 20 reaction vials 1.5/2.2 ml, max. Ø 11 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13127,13420
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 13127,13420
18100 Rectangular carrier for 1 round bottom tube approx. 100 ml, max. Ø 45.5/48 x 85 – 110 mm, 1 set = 2 pcs 13127,13180
18650 Double rectangular carrier for 6 culture tubes 50 ml, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13420
16103 Adapter for glass tube for mineral oil 100 ml, 8″ no. 15130, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13113
13116 Bucket for 1 glass tube for mineral oil 100 ml, pear-shaped, Ø 59 x 160 mm, ASTM D 96 no. 15131, incl. rubber cushion, 1 set = 2 pcs. 11165
17107 Round aluminium sealing cap, suitable for bucket no. 13113 with thread, for rotor no. 11165, 1 set = 2 pcs. 13113
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
6-16, 6-16H*
Power supply 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
208 V, 60 Hz
200 V, 50/60 Hz
120V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption [W] 1.680, 2.000*
Max. capacity [ml] 4 x 800
Max. speed [rpm] 13.500
Min. speed [rpm] 100
Interference suppression EN 61326
Dimensions: Height x Width x Depth [mm] 483 x 581 x 711
Height with open lid [mm] 990
Weight without rotor [kg] 116
Kinetic energy max [Nm] 106.950
Noise Level at Max. speed (approx.)
Rotor no. 11152 at 4000 rpm 73 dB (A)
Rotor no. 12256 at 10,000 rpm 73 dB (A)
Max. acceleration
Rotor 11152 [sec] 29
Rotor 12256 [sec] 78
Max. deceleration
Rotor 11152 [sec] 28
Rotor 12256 [sec] 108
Temperature setting range + 70°C
Min. rotor temperature
Rotor 11152 at 4600 rpm [°C] -
Rotor 12256 at 9000 rpm [°C] -