Rotators

Mixing by rotation is more vigorous than a roller mixer, typically the sample, in either tubes or bottles, are turn end-over-end. Rotators can be based on a rotisserie type design whereby a single axis is rotated and samples are attached to this by a variety of different methods. Speed adjustment is available in both types to alter the severity of the mixing action. Ideal for aerating cultures, keeping biological samples in suspension and for general mixing applications including smaller samples held in 1.5ml micro tubes.

 Stuart Rotator SB2 & Stuart Rotator SB3

  • Fully adjustable mixing angle
  • Choice of tube holders to hold a number of different sized tubes
  • Spillage tray
  • SB2 comes with fixed 20rpm speed
  • SB3 comes with adjustable speed between 2 and 40rpm
SKU# SB2

Rotator, fixed speed

 

 

Fully adjustable mixing angle
Choice of tube holders to hold a number of different sized tubes
Spillage tray
SB2 comes with fixed 20rpm speed

The SB rotators give gentle but effective mixing, ideal for keeping biological samples in suspension e.g. blood, aerating cultures, keeping biological samples in suspension and for general mixing applications. 
The rotators can be used in incubators up to 60°C and in cold rooms down to 4°C. The angle of rotation is fully adjustable with a scale to measure and reproduce the mixing angle, from horizontal for minimal mixing to vertical for full end-over-end mixing. An integral tray catches any spillage from the rotating tubes.

A choice of six tubes holders are available to fulfill most applications. It is possible to use two tube holders simultaneously with our dual holder accessory.

Holder must be ordered separately


Tube holders

Choice of six types
Quick and easy loading and removal of tubes
End-over-end or rolling action
SB3/DUAL available to allow any two tube holders to be used simultaneously


  SB2
Speed range Fixed at 20rpm
Speed control NA
Timer NA
Dimensions (w x d x h) 200 x 270 x 230mm
Net weight 3.2kg
Electrical supply 230V, 50Hz, 50W
 

 

 


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SKU# SB3

Rotator, variable speed, digital timer

 

Fully adjustable mixing angle
Choice of tube holders to hold a number of different sized tubes
Spillage tray
SB3 comes with adjustable speed between 2 and 40rpm

The SB rotators give gentle but effective mixing, ideal for keeping biological samples in suspension e.g. blood, aerating cultures, keeping biological samples in suspension and for general mixing applications. 
The rotators can be used in incubators up to 60°C and in cold rooms down to 4°C. The angle of rotation is fully adjustable with a scale to measure and reproduce the mixing angle, from horizontal for minimal mixing to vertical for full end-over-end mixing. An integral tray catches any spillage from the rotating tubes.

The SB3 has a digital timer and speed display allowing procedures to be accurately repeated for optimal results. 

A choice of six tubes holders are available to fulfill most applications. It is possible to use two tube holders simultaneously with our dual holder accessory.

Holder must be ordered separately

 


Tube holders

Choice of six types
Quick and easy loading and removal of tubes
End-over-end or rolling action
SB3/DUAL available to allow any two tube holders to be used simultaneously


  SB3
Speed range 2 to 40rpm
Speed control Digital
Timer 1 to 999 minutes
Dimensions (w x d x h) 200 x 270 x 230 mm
Net weight 3.2kg
Electrical supply 230V, 50Hz, 50W

 


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SKU# STR4

Rotator drive unit

 

Highly versatile - accepts a choice of 5 drums
Built in timer
Variable speed control 6 to 60rpm

The STR4 rotator drive unit is used in conjunction with a wide range of drums designed to take different sizes and types of vessels. The five drums are designed to give different mixing actions and are listed on pages 62 to 64.

Speed of rotation is variable from 6 to 60rpm for a range of mixing applications.

For added convenience a built in analogue timer can be set from 10 to 60 minutes. Alternatively the unit can be set for continuous operation.

 


Technical Specification

Rotation speed: 6 to 60rpm
Dimensions (w x d x h): 650 x 250 x 250mm
Net weight: 6.4kg
Electrical Supply: 230V, 50Hz, 50W


Drum, test-tube holder, STR4/1

Designed to rotate test-tubes in an end-over-end movement. Comprises a square metal drum which can accommodate a choice of plates fitted with tube clips. Up to four plates can be mounted on the drum. Easy fitting via a push button mechanism.


Drum, two platforms, STR4/2

This drum accepts 2 x 250ml conical flasks or reagent bottles for end over end mixing. The samples are securely held in place by a collar that fits around the neck of the flask or bottle and is secured by two washers.


Drum, figure 8, STR4/3

Drum holds the vessel at a 45° angle so it is rolled and turned end over end at the same time giving a vigorous figure of 8 mixing action. The sample container is retained by a strong Velcro strap. Accepts almost any container including reagent bottles, powder jars and paint tins up to 200mm in length and 120mm diameter.


Drum, bottle holder, STR4/4

This drum consists of a four segment Perspex® cradle. Each segment is fitted with a fully adjustable Velcro® strap to hold bottles and other containers up to 120mm diameter and up to 300mm in length.


Drum, microcentrifuge tube, STR4/5

Designed for thorough end over end mixing of 1.5ml microcentrifuge tubes. Four racks (included) can be held securely in the drum. Each rack can accommodate up to 60 microcentrifuge tubes, making this unit ideal for a high throughput laboratory.

 


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