Beckman GH-3.8 swinging bucket rotor (BK 360581

Beckman GH-3.8 swinging bucket rotor (BK 360581

Beckman GH3.8 swinging bucket rotor, up to 3750 rpm and up to 3200 x g, accepts all multidisk adapters

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The GH 3.8 swinging bucket rotor (Beckman P/N 360581) is designed for use with the Allegra® 6 series centrifuges (Allegra 6, 6R, 6KR) as well as the older classic Spinchron and GS-6 series predecessor (GS-6, GS-6R GS-6KR) (see BK366802 series). 

This horizontal bucket rotor is designed to spin a wide range of vessels from 1.5mL tubes to 750mL bottles (see attached picture). Performs tissue culture separations (15ml conical tubes and 50ml conical tubes) milk tests, oil tests, cell culture, hazardous waste, and environmental applications. Sturdy stainless steel yoke construction with free-swinging aluminum buckets. Individual clear polycarbonate bucket covers (optional items) provide protection from tube breakage yet allow for observation or you can opt for the Aerosolve Cannister Adapter Accessories. 

Maximum speed of 3750rpm. Maximum RCF of 3200 x g. Ordering Information: Rotor supplied with 4 buckets. Bucket covers (BK360585), sold separately, are supplied with gaskets and cover clips. Alternately inquire about Aersolve Cannister Accessories 

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Major applications Rapidly sediments protein precipitates, large particles, cells, and cell debris. Can also be used for binding studies and for separating serum from whole blood.
Maximum Speed 3,750 rpm
Maximum RCF at r max (g) 3,210 x g
k-Factor 15,560
Rotor Material Stainless Steel
Bucket Material Aluminum
Nominal Rotor Capacity 3 Liters
Number of Rotor Cavities x Nominal Largest Load Capacity: 4 x 750 mL
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