Cardinal Health™ High Speed Microcentrifuge

The Cardinal Health™ High Speed Microcentrifuge has a 12 place rotor and provides nearly silent operation. These microcentrifuges have a compact, low profile design and start and stop with the closing or opening of the lid.

Product description

This high speed microcentrifuge eliminates the need to change rotors when switching between microtubes and PCR strips (12 microtubes and/or 4 (eight position) PCR strips).

  • Operates with fixed speed that produces 2,000 xg
  • Microcentrifuge quickly ramps up to 5500 rpm.

Technical data

Power supply

100~120V/200~240V; 50/60 Hz



Max. speed

15,500 rpm

Max. centrifugal force

16,100 xg




20sec ~ 99min/continuous or momentary

Max. load

12 × 1.5/2.0 mL centrifuge tubes

Max. permitted density

1.2 g/mL

Acceleration time to max. speed

12 seconds

Braking time from max. speed

10 seconds

Ambient temperature

35.6o – 95oF (2o – 35oC)

Dimensions (W×D×H)

10.6 x 8.7 x 5.9 in. (270 × 220 × 150 mm)

Weight (with rotor)

10.5 lbs. (4.8 kg)


Two-year warranty

Ordering information

Cat. No. Description
CHC1612 High speed microcentrifuge 12 place rotor
CHC1008-6 Adapters for 0.5 mL tubes
CHC1008-61 Adapters for 0.2 mL tubes

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