Sorvall RC-5C Plus Superspeed Centrifuge

Sorvall RC-5C Plus Superspeed Centrifuge


  • Relative Centrifugal Force (RCF) calculator
  • Refrigeration system powered by SUVA® refrigerant
  • Automatic temperature compensation system
  • Automatic rate-controlled slow start and slow stop

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The Sorvall RC-5C Plus Superspeed Centrifuge is designed to separate substances of varying densities at a controlled temperature range. Using state-of-the-art centrifugation technology, the RC-5C Plus offers superior functionality, durability, and simplicity of operation. Its strategic combination of outstanding features guarantees high quality intensive separations in the minimum amount of time possible.

Equipped with a Relative Centrifugal Force (RCF) calculator, the RC-5C Plus allows the user to calculate the RCF before a run, and display it anytime during the run period. This Sorvall centrifuge employs an integrator that can be used as a control or as a display, or even both. The RC-5C Plus system also makes use of a refrigeration system powered by SUVA® refrigerant—a Kendro-manufactured CFC-replacement coolant. Additionally, the system employs an automatic temperature compensation system and an automatic rate-controlled slow start and slow stop.

Run conditions on the Sorvall RC-5C Plus centrifuge are selected using the front control panel, while actual run conditions are shown in real-time by easy-to-read displays. To avoid centrifuge malfunction, the built-in microcomputer automatically performs self-test routines once the centrifuge is started.

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Sorvall RC-5C Plus Superspeed Centrifuge Specifications

Dimensions (H x W x D)114 cm x 76 cm x 99 cm (45 in. x 30 in. x 39 in.)
Speed Selection Range50 to 21,000
Speed Control Accuracy± 1% or 100 rpm, whichever is greater
Maximum Relative Centrifugal Force51,070 g
Temperature Selection Range-20 to 40° C
Temperature Control Range+2 to =40°C
Temperature Control Accuracy±1° C
Run Time Selection Range0 to 99 hr, 59 min or Hold
Ambient Temperature Range+15 to +38°C
Mass (Weight)308 kg (680 lbs)
Electrical Requirements
Input Power (polyphase, 30 A)220 V, 50 Hz
Input Power (single phase, 30 A)240 V, 50 Hz
230 V, 60 Hz
220 V, 50 Hz
208 V, 60 Hz
200 V, 60 Hz
Noise Level
Heat Output4 kW (13,500 Btu/h)
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