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Megafuge™ 8 Small Benchtop Centrifuge Series

Megafuge™ 8 Small Benchtop Centrifuge Series

Carry out clinical and research applications with the Thermo Scientific™ Megafuge™ 8 Small Benchtop Centrifuge, featuring a smart, simple interface and exceptional capacity in a compact design—now available in both ventilated and refrigerated models.

Key Innovations:

  • Secure, push-button Thermo Scientific™ Auto-Lock™ rotor exchange as little as three seconds for trouble-free installation/removal and clear chamber access for cleaning convenience
  • Biocontainment sealing options, including certified† Thermo Scientific™ ClickSeal™ lids for glove-friendly, one-handed operation
  • Optimizes bench space with maximized capacity:
    • Up to 8 x 50 mL conical tubes, 24 x 5/7mL blood tubes, microplates and microtubes in swing-out configuration
    • Fixed angle flexibility to spin 50mL conical tubes at over 12,000 x g or a wide range of microtubes at speeds up to 30,279 x g

Clinical Applications:

  • Runs up to 24 x 5/7mL blood tubes at a time in swinging bucket configuration
  • Auto-Lock rotor exchange simplifies cleaning with full chamber access

Research Applications:

  • 8 x 50mL swinging bucket rotor capacity, four microplates or 30 filtration columns for research needs
  • Auto-Lock exchange for application flexibility; go from 50mL tube to a microplate to microtubes effortlessly

Other Features:

  • Ensure a peaceful laboratory with low noise levels, including just 52 dBA at performance of 17,850 rpm/ 30,279 x g (with Heraeus Megafuge 8R centrifuge)
  • One-touch operation with pre-saved protocols and alphanumeric naming
  • Highly visible backlit display for easy reading of parameters across the lab
  • Glove- and detergent-friendly interface
  • Multilingual instructions—English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish—on programming, run conditions, alerts and service messages
  • Conforms to the latest clinical and safety standards, such as UL, CE and IVD

 

 FEATURES

Capacity 4 x 145mL (with TX-150 rotor), 6 x 50mL (with HIGHConic III rotor)
Max. Speed 4,500rpm (TX-150 rotor); 16,000rpm (MicroClick 24 x 2 rotor)
Max. RCF 3,260 x g (TX-150 rotor), 24,328 x g (MicroClick 24 x 2 rotor)
Refrigerated No
Height (English) Exterior 12.2 in.
Height (English) Open Cover 26.8 in.
Height (Metric) Exterior 31cm
Height (Metric) Open Cover 67cm
Length (English) Exterior 18.9 in.
Length (Metric) Exterior 48cm
Noise Level <58 dBA (with TX-150 rotor); <61 dBA (with MicroClick 24 x 2 rotor)
Safety Features Auto-Lock rotor exchange system, SMARTSpin imbalance detection system, certified ClickSeal biocontainment lids
Width (English) Exterior 14.6 in.
Width (Metric) Exterior 37cm
Wattage 310w
Certifications/Compliance IEC 61010-1, IEC 61010-2-020, IEC 61010-2-101, EN 61326-1; UL Listed / CE marked /IVD compliant / Biocontainment certified by the Public Health England, Porton Down, UK
Description Heraeus Megafuge 8 Small Benchtop Centrifuge
Electrical Requirements 120V 60Hz
Controller Type Microprocessor
Accel/Decel Profiles 2 (standard and soft)
Dimensions (HWD) 12.2 x 14.6 x 18.9 in. (31 x 37 x 48cm)
Drive System Direct, brushless induction
Program Storage 4 protocols via direct access key, with naming option and password protection available
Run Time 99 hr 59 min, continuous

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