Product News: Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases New Small Benchtop Centrifuge at AACC

11 Jul 2013

Clinical scientists can adapt to evolving application needs, including clinical chemistry, using the new Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ ST 8, a versatile small benchtop centrifuge that provides flexibility and outstanding capacity in a compact design. Featuring innovative Thermo Scientific technologies, the Sorvall ST 8 centrifuge is designed for solid reliability and consistent results to reduce the amount of downtime and costly bottlenecks during the separation process. The Sorvall ST 8 centrifuge will debut this week at AACC, Booth #5140.

“Centrifuges are critical laboratory resources that are in constant use and demand. It is crucial to avoid bottlenecks in these lab workflows that could create unwanted downtime and negatively impact users’ work,” said Maurizio Merli, product director, Thermo Fisher Scientific. “With features designed to optimize simplicity, safety and flexibility, the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall ST 8 small benchtop centrifuge can help scientists save time and maximize resource in busy labs and clinics.”

The Sorvall ST 8 centrifuge offers:

• Application flexibility, cleaning convenience, and ease-of-use with Thermo Scientific™ Auto-Lock™ rotor exchange

• Versatility to spin blood tubes, conical tubes, microtubes and microplate compatibility with sealing options – all in one unit

• One-handed sample protection with Thermo Scientific™ ClickSeal™ biocontainment lids, certified by the Public Health Laboratory Service, Microbiology Services, Porton Down, UK

• Intuitive glove- and detergent-friendly interface with a bright backlit display that features one-touch operation with pre-set protocol options and optional password protection

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