Do you have a benchtop centrifuge with a mechanical timer that isn’t giving you the full set time?

Simply turn the timer knob all the way to the right then bring it back to you set time. This should make the timer more effective. Note most mechanical timers generally have an accuracy rate of +/- 2 minutes. Hope that helps. If your timer is in question it may need to be calibrated or… Continue reading Do you have a benchtop centrifuge with a mechanical timer that isn’t giving you the full set time?

Mismatched Centrifuge Adapter Bottoms

Tech Tip 7.2.20 Don’t forget to double check the bottom thickness of your centrifuge adapters to make sure the thicknesses match. The “conical” bottom in thicker and adds ~50 grams in weight. The “round” bottom adapters are much thinner and when these are mismatched can cause a severe centrifuge rotor imbalance. ​P.S. people have swapped… Continue reading Mismatched Centrifuge Adapter Bottoms