Beckman Coulter Optima L-70

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Beckman Coulter L-70 Centrifuge


Beckman Coulter Optima L-70 centrifuge. (Picture taken by Saku Mattila.)

Name and Model (Year of Manufacture / Installation)

Beckman Coulter Optima L-70 Ultracentrifuge (1999/1999)

General Information


Key Specifications        

Maximum rpm: 70 000 
Speed control accuracy: ± 20 rpm of set point
Maximum force: 504 000 x g

Key Features
  • Programmable delay start.
  • ESP™ Efficient Sedimentation Program
  • Slow-start and standard acceleration.
  • 3 deceleration options.
  • Thermoelectric heating and cooling modules.
  • User can customize programs. The programs can be stored and recalled with the push of a button.
  • Simple user setup with automatic preheating, precooling, vacuum, and dry cycle.
  • Dual display of "Set" and "Actual" run parameters keeps the user or operator continuously informed of run conditions w²t of total centrifugal effect of a run in radians squared per second contributes to run-to-run reproducibility.
  • Acceleration/deceleration profiles for instant customization of operating conditions.
Location, Responsible Person

Department of Biological and Environmental Science; Ambiotica, YAA210 / Petri Papponen