Sorvall RC-3C Plus High Capacity Centrifuge

Sorvall RC-3C Plus High Capacity Centrifuge

  • Time-tested drive and refrigeration systems
  • Automatic rate control
  • Most imbalance-tolerant drive in the market
  • Advanced digital display, safety and environmental features
  • Versatile rotor compatibility
  • 4 or 6 Liter Rotors

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The Sorvall RC 3C Plus low speed, refrigerated centrifuge features large capacity, quiet, and low-heat operation with time-tested drive and refrigeration systems. Its automatic rate control system improves resolution and separation rates by providing smooth and efficient operations, while automated RCF determination enhances accuracy.

Equipped with an advanced microprocessor, the RC 3C Plus offers reproducible results with its programmable operation. Ten distinct programs can be set and recalled through single-button control. The Sorvall model also incorporates the most imbalance-tolerant drive in the market. The 2.5 HP direct drive operates using the Sorvall GyroAction self-centering drive system which is imbalance-tolerant up to 50 grams.

Guided by the principles of sustainability, the RC 3C Plus is integrated with a variety of advanced safety and environmental features. Like all Sorvall centrifuges, this model uses SUVA® CFC-free refrigerants which provide efficient cooling while supporting environment preservation.

The advanced digital displays of the Sorvall RC 3C Plus centrifuge include a speed/RCF display and speed selector, a time/w2dt display and selector, advisory messages, and diagnostic indicators. Ten different operational status conditions and 12 different coded system malfunction conditions are recognized by the system.

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Sorvall RC-3C Plus High Capacity Centrifuge Specifications

Height (Top of Deck)94 cm (37 in)
Height (Top of Panel)121 cm (48 in)
Width76 cm (30 in)
Depth102 cm (40 in)
Rotor Chamber Diameter58 cm (23 in)
Weight (Uncrated)308 kg (678 lbs.)
Maximum Rotor Capacity6 x 1400 mL
Motor SystemHigh-torque gyro-action direct drive, 2.5 HP , brushless
Maximum Speed6000 rpm
Maximum Force7200 g
Speed Control150 rpm to 6000 rpm
Speed Control Range10 rpm increments
Speed Control Accuracy±20 rpm or 1%
Automatic Rate ControlAccel control to 250 rpm
Decel control from 500 rpm
Braking SystemElectronic dynamic
Imbalance Detector50 gram tolerance
Temperature Control Range0˚ to + 30˚C at full speed
Temperature Control Accuracy±2 ˚C of set temperature
Operating Temperature Range20˚C to 40˚C
Overtemperature Protection7˚c above pre-set
Timer0 to 99 minutes, 59 seconds with HOLD
ProgramsUp to 10 stored in internal memory
w2dt IntegratorStandard, accumulates value up to 9.9 x 1016
RCF DeterminationStandard for any rotor speed selected
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