Open Air Platform Shakers

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MaxQ™ 2000 and 3000

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Shakers are reliable in analog or digital operating systems with the choice of different platform sizes.

Available Models

  • MaxQ 2000 (Analog/Digital)
  • MaxQ 2000 (Digital, CO2 Resistant)
  • MaxQ 3000 (Analog/Digital)

Applications

  • Cell culture
  • Solubility studies
  • Extraction procedures
  • Diagnostic tests
  • General mixing
  • Bacterial suspensions
  • Staining and destaining
  • Washing procedures
  • Hybridization

Features:

  • Speed range: 40-400 rpm (Analog models), 15-500 rpm (Digital models)
  • Orbital diameter: 1.9 cm (MaxQ 2000), 2.54 cm (MaxQ 3000)
  • Max. load: 15.9 kg (MaxQ 2000), 22.7 kg (MaxQ 3000)
  • Triple eccentric drives
  • Timer: Continuous and timed operation
  • Two individual LED displays: Speed and operating time
  • Shaker shutdown and audible/visual alarms signal if unit operates ±10% of set speed, preventing shaker from walking (Digital model)
  • Soft-start feature eliminates sudden starts and stops, splashing of vessel contents or wetting of flask closure

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Open Air Platform Orbital & Reciprocating Shaker

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MaxQ™ 2508

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Increased flexibility with choice of reciprocating or orbital shakers

Application

  • Extraction procedures
  • Mixing blood samples
  • Silver staining of polyacrylamide gels
  • Growth of bacteria
  • Dissolution studies
  • Staining of electrophoresis gels

Features:

  • Speed range: 40-400 rpm
  • Orbital diameter: 1.2 cm
  • Max. load: 6.8 kg
  • Easy to use analog operating system and variable speed control allows gentle to vigorous agitation
  • Timer: 1-60 min. or continuous
  • Built-in timer facilitates repeatable results
  • Control lever changes the motion while the shaker is stationary or in operation
  • Can be used in incubators, warm rooms, environmental chambers and refrigerators
  • Metal locking tab on speed control knob prevents increased or decreased speed if the knob is bumped

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Open Air Platform Reciprocating Shaker

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MaxQ™ 2506

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Provides back and forth motion with an adjustable stroke length to automate hand shaking of separatory funnels with different interchangeable platforms to accommodate various applications.

Applications

  • Extraction procedures
  • Mixing blood samples
  • Silver staining of polyacrylamide gels

Features:

  • Speed range: 10-250 rpm
  • Orbital diameter: Adjustable from 1.2-3.8 cm
  • Max. load: 6.8 kg
  • Easy to use analog operating system and variable speed control for gentle to vigorous agitation
  • Built-in timer ensures repeatable results
  • Back-and-forth motion with adjustable stroke length (1.2 to 3.8cm)
  • Can be used in incubators, warm rooms, environmental chambers and refrigerators
  • Timer: 1-60 min. or continuous
  • Metal locking tab on speed control knob prevents speed from increasing or decreasing if knob is bumped
  • DC motor and variable speed (10-250 rpm) controlled by rotary dia

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Benchtop Incubated Shakers

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MaxQ™ 4450

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Ideal for incubating a small number of vessels and are used for cell culture, solubility studies, extraction procedures, protein expression and many other applications.

Available Models

  • MaxQ 4450 – Incubated Shaker
  • MaxQ 4450 – Incubated Shaker with Cooling Coil (Requires Chiller)

Applications

  • Cell culture
  • Extraction procedures
  • General mixing
  • Staining and destaining
  • Hybridizations
  • Solubility studies
  • Plasmid purification
  • Bacterial suspensions
  • Washing procedures
  • Protein expression in bacteria

Features:

  • Speed range: 40-400 rpm (Analog models), 15-500 rpm (Digital models)
  • Temp. range: 5°C above ambient to 80°C, 5°C below ambient to 80°C (models with Cooling Coil)
  • Temp. uniformity at 37°C in flask: ±0.5°C
  • Orbital diameter: 1.9 cm
  • Max. load: 15.9 kg
  • Clear, scratch-resistant lid allows unobstructed sample viewing without disturbing chamber temperature
  • Chamber holds up to four 1 L flasks
  • Triple eccentric drive handles heavy loads, uniform agitation and continuous 24-hour operation, even at high speeds
  • Overtemperature safety
  • Safety interlock stops platform when lid is opened

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Large Incubated & Refrigerated Shakers

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MaxQ™ 4000

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Combines incubated and refrigerated temp. in an orbital shaker with a spacious chamber.

Available Models

  • MaxQ 4000 – Large Incubated Shaker (Analog/Digital)
  • MaxQ 4000 – Large Incubated High Temp. Shaker (Analog/Digital)
  • MaxQ 4000 – Large Incubated & Refrigerated Shaker (Analog/Digital)

Applications

  • Cell culture
  • Extraction procedures
  • General mixing
  • Staining and destaining
  • Hybridizations
  • Solubility studies
  • Plasmid purification
  • Bacterial suspensions
  • Washing procedures
  • Protein expression in bacteria

Features:

  • Speed range: 40-400 rpm (Analog models), 15-500 rpm (Digital models)
  • Temp. range:
  • 10°C above ambient to 60°C
  • 10°C above ambient to 80°C (models with high temp.)
  • 15°C below ambient to 60°C (models with refrigeration)
  • Temp. uniformity at 37°C in flask: ±0.5°C
  • Orbital diameter: 1.9 cm
  • Max. load: 22.7 kg
  • Timer: Continuous and timed operation
  • Clear, scratch-resistant acrylic lid allows unobstructed sample viewing without disturbing chamber temperature
  • Chamber holds up to six 1 L flasks
  • Shaker shutdown and audible/visual alarms signal if unit operates ±10% of set speed, preventing shaker from walking (Digital model)
  • Triple eccentric drive handles heavy loads, uniform agitation and continuous 24-hour operation, even at high speeds
  • Overtemperature safety
  • Safety interlock stops platform when lid is opened

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Incubated & Refrigerated Stackable Shakers

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MaxQ™ 6000 (Stackable)

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Save space by stacking units two-high on the floor.

Available Models

  • MaxQ 6000 – Incubated Shaker (Digital)
  • MaxQ 6000 – Incubated & Refrigerated Shaker (Digital)

Applications

  • Bacterial suspensions
  • Solubility studies
  • Extraction procedures
  • General mixing
  • Staining and destaining
  • Hybridizations
  • Diagnostic test
  • Washing procedures
  • Protein expression
  • Plasmid purification

Features:

  • Speed range: 15-500 rpm
  • Temp. range:
    • 10°C above ambient to 80°C
    • 15°C below ambient to 80°C (models with refrigeration)
  • Temp. uniformity at 37°C in flask: ±0.5°C
  • Orbital diameter: 1.9 cm
  • Max. load: 15.9 kg
  • Timer: Continuous and timed operation
  • Accept flasks up to 6 L View speed, operating time and temperature simultaneously on three individual LED displays
  • Visual/audible signals alert user to temperature deviations; heat turns off if temperature deviates ±1°C of setpoint
  • Shaker shutdown and audible/visual alarms signal if unit operates ±10% of set speed, preventing shaker from walking
  • Eliminate sudden starts and stops with soft start feature
  • Large viewing window and internal light allow sample visibility, minimizing the need to open the door
  • Safety interlock stops platform when lid is opened

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MaxQ™ 8000 (Stackable)

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Designed to be stacked two to three high on the floor without sacrificing performance. The stacking kits are included with each unit at no additional cost.
Available Models

  • MaxQ 8000 – Incubated Shaker (Digital)
  • MaxQ 8000 – Incubated & Refrigerated Shaker (Digital)

Applications

  • Growth of bacteria or yeast
  • Dissolution studies
  • Staining and destaining of electrophoresis gels
  • Extraction procedures
  • Protein expression in bacteria
  • Growth of insect cells
  • Hybridizations
  • Protein purification

Features:

  • Speed range: 25-400 rpm
  • Temp. range:
    • 10°C above ambient to 60°C
    • 10°C below ambient to 60°C (models with refrigeration)
  • Temp. uniformity at 37°C in flask: ±0.3°C
  • Orbital diameter: 2.54 cm
  • Max. load: 16.1 kg
  • Time: Counts upward, showing total operating hours and minutes for the run
  • Forced laminar airflow through the HEPA filter provides excellent temperature uniformity, reduces risk of cross-contamination
  • Heavy-gauge cold-rolled steel exterior
  • Type 304 stainless-steel chamber with coved corners and built-in drain
  • Rugged construction and no limits on “hard shake” speed, even when stacked three-high
  • Audible/visual over- and undertemperature tracking alarms ensure product protection
  • Three times the capacity of a floor shaker in virtually the same footprint
  • LCD alphanumeric display of actual (run) and setpoint parameters and alarm condition
  • Large viewing window and internal light allow sample visibility, minimizing the need to open the door
  • Wide-view window and xenon light in chamber provide high visibility for harvesting

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