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Centrifuges, benchtop, ventilated/refrigerated, Heraeus® Megafuge® 8 / 8R

Supplier: Thermo Scientific
Heraeus® Megafuge®
These durable centrifuges are available as ventilated or refrigerated versions and provide exceptional capacity in a compact design with a smart, simple interface.

  • Quiet performance provides a safe, stress-free environment
  • One touch operation with pre-saved protocols and password protection
  • Highly visible backlit display for easy reading of parameters
  • Secure, push-button Auto-Lock™ function enables quick and easy rotor exchange and clear chamber access for cleaning convenience
  • Biocontainment sealing options, including certified ClickSeal® lids for glove-friendly, one handed operation
  • 8R model: Powerful refrigeration system with pre-cooling function

The wide variety of the 11 (for Megafuge® 8) or even 13 (for Megafuge® 8R) available rotors provide the flexibility to support both clinical and research applications. These centrifuges conform to latest clinical and safety standards (IVD).

Ordering information: The units are supplied without rotor. Rotors, adapters and other accessories are available separately. Please contact your local VWR sales office for further information.



 

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Megafuge® 8
Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, without accessories 1 521-1765
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, High Capacity Cell Culture pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor TX-150 (max. 4500 min-1/3260 ×g), 4 round buckets, 4 ClickSeal® bucket lids and adapters for 8× 15 and 4× 50 ml conical tubes per rotor 1 521-1890UK
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, High Capacity and Micro pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor TX-150, four buckets for 50 ml conical tubes (unsealed, no adapter needed), and MicroClick 30×2 rotor 1 521-1892
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, High Capacity Clinical pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor TX-150, round buckets (set of 4), 4 ClickSeal® bucket lids, blood collection tube adapters 24×5/7 ml (set of 4), and adapter for 14 ml urine tube or 12 ml/10 ml blood collection tube or 15 ml Corex™/Kimble™ tube (set of 4) 1 521-2059
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, Middle Capacity Clinical pack, incl. clinical swinging bucket rotor TX-100 with carriers, and adapters 16×5/7 ml 1 521-2248
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, Middle Capacity Clinical pack (sealed), incl. clinical swinging bucket rotor TX-100 with sealed carriers, and adapters 8×5/7 ml (set of 4) 1 521-2249
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, Microplate pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor M10 (max. 4400 min-1/2576 ×g) and unsealed buckets (set of 2) for max. 4 standard or 2 DW microplates per rotor 1 521-2062
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, Clinical pack, incl. clinical swinging bucket rotor TX-100S with sealed carriers, adapters for 1×5/7 ml BD vacutainer/haemagard tubes (set of 8) and adapters for 1×13,5 ml urine tubes (set of 8) 1 521-2255
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, Clinical pack, incl. centrifuge, clinical swinging bucket rotor TX-100S with carriers, adapters for 1×5/7 ml BD vacutainer/haemagard tubes (set of 16) and adapters for 1×13,5 ml urine tubes (set of 16) 1 521-2256
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, Sterilin™ pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor TX-150, 145 ml round buckets (set of 4) with ClickSeal® biocontainment lids, adapters for 4×13 ml Sterilin primary urine tubes (set of 4) and adapters for 1×30 ml Sterilin universal containers (set of 4) 1 521-2250
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8, molecular biology pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor TX-150, 4 round buckets with ClickSeal® biocontainment lid, adapters for 4×50 ml conical tubes, adapters for 8×15 ml conical tubes, and MicroClick 24 x 2 rotor 1 521-2261

Megafuge® 8R
Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
Benchtop refrigerated centrifuge Megafuge® 8R, without accessories 1 521-1857
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8R, High Performance Clinical Pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor TX-150, 4 round buckets with ClickSeal® biocontainment lids, adapters for 5/7 ml blood collection tubes (set of 4) and adapters for 10 ml blood collection or 5 ml Corex™/ Kimble™ tubes (set of 4) 1 521-2060
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8R, Cell Culture pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor TX-150 (max. 4500 min-1/3260 ×g), 4 round buckets, 4 ClickSeal® bucket lids and adapters for 8× 15 and 4× 50 ml conical tubes per rotor 1 521-2061UK
Benchtop centrifuge Megafuge® 8R, Microplate pack, incl. swinging bucket rotor M10 (max. 4400 min-1/2576 ×g) and unsealed buckets (set of 2) for max. 4 standard or 2 DW microplates per rotor 1 521-2063
Benchtop refrigerated centrifuge Megafuge® 8R, Molecular Biology pack, incl. TX-150 swinging bucket rotor TX-150, 4 buckets with ClickSeal® biocontainment lids, adapters for 4×50 ml conical tubes and adapters for 8×15 ml conical tubes, and MicroClick 24 x 2 rotor 1 521-2262

Versatile swing-bucket rotors
Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
Swing out rotor, TX-150, for 24× 5/7 ml blood collection tubes or 8 × 50 ml conical tubes (4500 min-1 / 3260 ×g) 1 521-1778
Swing out rotor, MT-12, for 12 microtubes and filtration columns (13000 min-1 / 16438 ×g) 1 521-1777
Swing out rotor, M-10, for 4 standard microplates or 2 Deepwell microplates (4500 min-1 / 2576 ×g) 1 521-1783
Round buckets for swing out rotor TX-150 4 521-1779
Replacement O-rings for swing out rotor TX-150 2 521-1790
Conical buckets, for swing out rotor TX-150 4 521-1780
ClickSeal® biocontainment lids for glove-friendly, one-handed operation, for swing out rotor TX-150 4 521-1784
Sealed buckets for swing out rotor M-10, R max 109 mm 2 521-1852
Unsealed buckets for swing out rotor M-10 2 521-1789
ClickSeal® biocontainment caps for microplate buckets, for swing out rotor M-10 2 521-1853
Adapter for 1×100 ml round bottom tube (Ø×L: 45×117 mm) 4 521-1792
Adapter, 1×50 ml conical or skirted tube (Ø×L: 29,5×120 mm) 4 521-1793
Adapter, 2×15 ml conical tubes (Ø×L: 17×122 mm) 4 521-1794
Adapter, 4×14 ml urine tubes (Ø×L: 18×124 mm) 4 521-2206
Adapter, 7× 3 / 5 ml blood collection tubes (Ø×L: 12×124 mm) 4 521-1797
Adapter, 6× 5 / 7 ml blood collection tubes (Ø×L: 13×116 mm) 4 521-1796
Adapter, 10× 1,5 / 2 ml microtubes (Ø×L: 11×65 mm) 4 521-1798
Adapter, 1×25 ml universal flat/skirted tube (Ø×L: 25×199 mm) 4 521-1799
Adapter for 50 ml conical buckets, 8×15 ml conical tube (Ø×L: 17×123 mm) 2 521-1817

Clinical swing-bucket rotors
Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
Swing out clinical rotor, TX-100, incl. unsealed carriers, for 16× 5 / 7 ml blood collection tubes (4500 min-1 / 3260 ×g) 1 521-1782
Swing out clinical rotor, TX-100S, incl. sealed carriers, for 8× 5 / 7 ml blood collection tubes (4500 min-1 / 3215 ×g) 1 521-1781
Adapter for 13,5 ml urine tube (Ø×L: 16×82 mm) 1 521-3246

Swing-bucket rotor packages
Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
Cell culture package, incl. swing out rotor TX-150, round buckets, adapters for 50 ml conical tubes 1 521-1766
High capacity cell culture package, incl. swing out rotor TX-150, conical buckets, adapters for 15 ml conical tubes 1 521-1767
Clinical rotor package, incl. swing out rotor TX-150, round buckets, ClickSeal® biocontainment lids, adapters for blood collection tubes (5/7 ml and 10 ml) 1 521-1768

Fixed angle rotors
Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
Fixed-angle rotor, MicroClick, incl. certified biocontainment lid, for 24×2 ml microtubes (16000 min-1 / 24372 ×g for Megafuge® 8; 17850 min-1 /  30279 ×g for Megafuge® 8R) 1 521-1786
Fixed-angle rotor, MicroClick, incl. certified biocontainment lid, for 30×2 ml microtubes or filtration columns (14000 min-1 / 21693 ×g) 1 521-1787
Fixed-angle rotor, MicroClick, incl. certified biocontainment lid, for 18×5 ml microtubes (14000 min-1/ 22351 ×g), for use with Megafuge® 8R only 1 521-1855
Fixed-angle rotor, HIGHConic™ III, with transparent biocontainment lid, for 6×50 ml conical tubes (8700 min-1 / 10155 ×g for Megafuge® 8; 9500 min-1 / 12108 ×g for Megafuge® 8R) 1 521-1785
Fixed-angle rotor, individually sealed, 25°, R max 143 mm, 8×50 ml tubes (30×121 mm), 5600 min-1, 5014 ×g, for use with Megafuge® 8R only 1 521-1567
CLINIConic™ fixed-angle rotor, 37°, R max 140 mm, 30×15 ml tubes (5650 min-1, 4997 ×g) 1 521-1565
Fixed-angle rotor, PCR Strip, for 8×8 PCR strips (14800 min-1 / 16800 ×g) 1 521-1788
Haematocrit fixed-angle rotor, for 24 blood capillaries (13300 min-1 / 17860 ×g) 1 521-1791
Replacement biocontainment lid for fixed angle microtube rotor MicroClick 24×2 1 521-1861
Replacement O-rings for fixed angle microtube rotor MicroClick 24×2 1 KIT 521-1939
Replacement biocontainment lid for fixed angle microtube rotor MicroClick 30 × 2 and PCR strip rotor 8×8 1 521-1863
Replacement O-rings for fixed angle microtube rotor MicroClick 30×2 and PCR strip rotor 8×8 1 521-1862
Replacement biocontainment lid for fixed angle rotor HIGHConic III 1 521-1864
Replacement O-rings for fixed angle rotor HIGHConic III 1 HERA75003058
Capillary sealing kit for Hematocrit fixed angle rotor 1 521-0706
Replacement capillaries for Hematocrit fixed angle rotor 100 521-1880
Replacement linear scale for Hematocrit fixed angle rotor 1 521-1023
Adapter for MicroClick rotors 30×2 and 24×2; 0,2 ml PCR tube (Ø×L: 6,5×20 mm) 30 521-1800
Adapter for MicroClick rotors 30×2 and 24×2; 0,25 ml microtube (Ø×L: 6×46 mm) 30 521-1816
Adapter for MicroClick rotors 30×2 and 24×2; 0,5 ml microtube (Ø×L: 8×44 mm) 30 521-1815
Adapter for Microclick 18×5 rotor, 1,5/2 ml micro tube (Ø×L: 11×45 mm) 2 521-1854
Adapter for HIGHConic III rotor, 1,5 / 2 ml microtube (Ø×L: 11×40 mm) 2 HERA75005807
Adapter for HIGHConic III and individually sealed rotor, 3,5 ml round bottom tube (Ø×L: 11×100 mm) 2 HERA75005806
Adapter for HIGHConic III and individually sealed rotor, 12 ml round bottom tube (Ø×L: 16×95 mm) 2 HERA75005804
Adapter for HIGHConic III rotor, 16 ml round bottom tube (Ø×L: 18×123 mm) 2 HERA75005803
Adapter for HIGHConic III rotor, for 1× 38 ml round bottom tube (Nalgene Oak Ridge tube) 2 HERA75005802
Adapter for CliniConic rotor, 37°, 10 ml round bottom tube 1 521-1860
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SPECIFICATIONS

Model Megafuge® 8 Megafuge® 8R
Max. capacity - fixed angle rotor 6×50 ml (with HIGHConic™ rotor)
Max. capacity - swing-out rotor 4×145 ml (with TX-150 rotor)
Max. speed - fixed angle rotor (min-1) 16000 (with MicroClick 24×2 rotor) 17850 (with MicroClick 24 x 2 rotor)
Max. speed - swing-out rotor (min-1) 4500 (with TX-150 rotor)
Max. RCF - fixed angle rotor (×g) 24328 (with MicroClick 24×2 rotor) 30279 (with MicroClick 24 x 2 rotor)
Max. RCF - swing-out rotor (×g) 3260 (with TX-150 rotor)
Temperature (°C) - −10...+40 °C
Acceleration/braking ramps 2
Control Microprocessor
Programs 4 protocols via direct access key 3 protocols via direct access key, plus 96 additional programs accessible via folder
Timer 99 h 59 min + continuous
Anti-unbalance system SMARTSpin
Languages English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Russian
Noise level (dB(A)) <58 (with TX-150 rotor); <61 (with MicroClick 24×2 rotor) <56 (with all rotors); <52 (with MicroClick 24×2 rotor)
Power supply 230 V / 50 - 60 Hz
Power consumption (W) 310 750
W×D×H (mm) 370×480×310 (lid closed) 460×670×320 (lid closed)
Weight (kg) 35 71

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