Eppendorf Centrifuge – Which Model to Use

There are several Eppendorf Centrifuges. Each centrifuge are slightly different and help your lab in different ways.

Below are the different models and how they assist your laboratory needs:

Eppendorf 5424 Centrifuge

The Eppendorf 5424 Centrifuge is a fast, accurate, and durable. Their 24-place rotor with a maximum speed up to 21,130 × g in a compact footprint is a great centrifuge for laboratories. They are perfect for molecular biology applications in microcentrifuge tubes, spin columns, and PCR tubes.

Eppendorf 5425 Centrifuge

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5425 is an improvement on the lab standard Centrifuge 5424. To ensure optimal separation, the Centrifuge 5425 features a Max RC of 21330 x g (15060 rpm) with a base capacity of 24 tubes (2.0 mL).Eppendorf 24-place centrifuge has been engineered to be extremely quiet. The Eppendorf 5425 speeds are designed for centrifugation steps of most routinely used DNA/RNA purification kits. During longer runs the cooling fan works at full capacity to dissipate the heat for the remainder of the run. Centrifuge 5425 is the successor of the legendary Eppendorf Centrifuge 5424. It has everything you loved before plus great new features to make everyday work more enjoyable.

Designed to increase efficiency, the Eppendorf Centrifuge 5425 has improved acceleration and deceleration. There are now 10 acceleration and braking ramps to minimize the time spent in between spins. Furthermore, the Centrifuge 5425 also comes equipped with Eppendorf QuickLock technology for ergonomic and rapid rotor lid locking. The rotor lid can now quickly be securely locked with only a quarter turn. This reduces the time spent preparing the Eppendorf Centrifuge 5425 before a spin and then the time spent removing samples after a spin, all while relieving the repetitive stress on the wrist.

Eppendorf 5427 Centrifuge

The Eppendorf Centrifuge 5427 is the ideal centrifuge for labs looking to meet their high sample throughput demand. It is well suited for high-end research applications because of its safe, reliable, and multiple rotor availability. This high-quality centrifuge delivers quiet operation and new double-row 48-place rotor that will increase productivity in your lab.

  • Keeps your samples safe. All rotors are aerosol-tight, reducing contamination and ensuring your samples are safe and secure.
  • Multiple rotors for a variety of applications. Eppendorf 5427 R has 9 different rotors available, each designed to cater to specific speed and tube requirements.
  • Intuitive interface. Completely user-friendly interface which allows you to easily navigate through the features.
  • Rapid precooling time. The Eppendorf 5427 R is able to precool in approximately 11 minutes.
  • Dependable speed and temperature range. Capable of speeding up to 25,000 x g (16,220 rpm) and has a temperature range of -10 °C to 40 °C.
  • Solid warranty. Eppendorf 5427 R comes with a 2-year warranty
Eppendorf 5430 Centrifuge

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5430 and 5430 R bring multi-purpose versatility to every lab bench! With a maximum speed of 30,130 × g (17,500?rpm) and the refrigerated model with a temperature range of -11 °C to +40 °C, and a wdie range fo rotor options, the centrifuge is adapabtible to many protocols

The unique cross-over Eppendorf 5430 and Eppendorf 5430 R centrifuges combine the best features of a microcentrifuge (small footprint) and multipurpose centrifuge (versatility) in one instrument. With a maximum speed of 30,130 × g (17,500?rpm), these centrifuges spin rotors for Eppendorf tubes, microtubes, PCR strips, or microtiter plates.

With its compact size, the Eppendorf 5430 and Eppendorf 5430 R centrifuges also accommodate rotors for microplates and 15/50 mL conical tubes. Now, the rotor program has been expanded to include additional Eppendorf QuickLock® rotors. This includes 48-place rotors (1.5/2.0 mL), a 16-place rotor for Eppendorf Tubes® 5.0 mL and a swing-bucket rotor (24 × 1.5/2.0 mL). The Eppendorf 5430 R refrigerated unit has a temperature range of -11 °C to +40 °C. Both the Eppendorf 5430 and Eppendorf 5430 R are available in either a keypad or knob interface format. With their unmatched versatility, the Eppendorf 5430 and Eppendorf 5430 R centrifuges are the flagship products among the Eppendorf microcentrifuge portfolio.

Eppendorf 5804 Centrifuge

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5804/5804 R with its renowned quality and reliability offers you the most cost efficient solution for your medium throughput applications–now and in the future. It allows for molecular applications in tubes up to 250 mL and offers additional swing-bucket and fixed-angle rotors as well as deepwell plate capacity for increased versatility.

The Eppendorf 5804 Centrifuge and Eppendorf 5804 R are high-speed centrifuges for medium capacity needs. Eppendorf Centrifuge 5804 / 5804 R allows for molecular applications in tubes up to 250 mL and offers additional swing-bucket and fixed-angle rotors as well as deepwell plate capacity for increased versatility.

Centrifuge 5804 / 5804 R is a high-speed centrifuge ideal for medium capacity applications. It is incredibly versatile as it allows for molecular applications in tubes up to 250 mL as well as deepwell plates to centrifuge quickly and efficiently. Both models are designed to operate at low noise levels, designed with a soft touch lid and low profile for greater comfort and security in your results. Eppendorf Centrifuge 5804 / 5804 R are the benchmark in ergonomic operation.

Eppendorf 5810 Centrifuge

The Eppendorf 5810 Centrifuge and the Eppendorf 5810 R (Refrigerated) Centrifuge with their renowned quality and reliability offers you a cost-efficient solution for your medium to high-throughput applications – now and in the future. They combine extraordinary versatility and capacity for both tubes and plates with an extraordinary compact footprint. With the new rotor generation, the capacity of the Eppendorf 5810 and Eppendorf 5810 R Centrifuges increase to max. 4 × 750 mL (or max. 28 × 50 mL/56 × 15 mL). They are the most compact 3-liter centrifuge currently available – designed to fit in every lab. They have a low lid opening height for use under shelves and a low access height for easy loading/ unloading of tubes and bottles. The Eppendorf 5810 and 5810 R run quietly to benefit your work environment, and the centrifuge lid features a soft-touch lid closure mechanism.

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5810 and 5810 R feature powerful and maintenance-free motors, while also accommodating a variety of rotors to meet your application needs. They are three centrifuges in one: a high-capacity, general-purpose centrifuge for cell harvesting; a high-speed centrifuge for separating cell lysates; and a microcentrifuge for DNA precipitations.

Eppendorf 5814 Centrifuge

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5418 is ultra-compact 18-place centrifuges that fits on even the smallest lab bench. About the size of a standard sheet of paper.

The refrigerated Eppendorf 5418 R Centrifuge with its 18-place capacity rotor is specifically designed for low to medium capacity in 1.5/2.0 mL tubes and Microtainer®. It can reach speeds of up to 16,873 × g allows for standard molecular biology applications. Moreover, this compact refrigerated centrifuge has an especially low access height and is characterized by a remarkably quiet operation. Temperature range from 0 °C to +40 °C.

Eppendorf 5418 R are ultra-compact 18-place centrifuges that will fit on even the smallest lab benches. They have the same size as a standard sheet of paper, they provide up to 16,873 x g (14,000 rpm) and offers a broad range of features that make your lab work easier. The Eppendorf 5418 centrifuge is extremely quiet—even when running without the rotor lid that will improve your work environment. Each centrifuge is equipped with the Eppendorf QuickLock lid for ergonomic operation.


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