• PCMT Thermoshaker with Cooling for Microtubes and Microplates

    Variable speed, variable temperature thermoshaker with cooling with a choice of blocks for microtubes and microplates.

    • Fast heat-up and cooling times
    • Temperature setting range +4˚C to +100˚C
    • Temperature control range 15˚C below ambient to +100˚C
    • Shaking speed: 250 to 1400 rpm
    • Temperature uniformity ±0.1˚C
    • Even mixing across the thermoshaker block
    • Excellent uniformity across the block
    • Clear 16 x 2 character LCD display indicates the set and actual time of operation, mixing speed and temperature
    • Digital timer with sound alarm 1 min to 96 hours
    • Simultaneous or independent heating and mixing functions
    • Choice of 5 interchangable blocks including a block suitable for microplates:
      – HC18 20 (20 x 0.5 ml and 12 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
      – HC32 (20 x 0.2 ml and 12 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
      – HC24N (24 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
      – HC24 (24 x 2 ml microtubes)
      – HC96 (96-well microplate for PCR, 0.2 ml)

    Block is required. Specify when ordering.


    • Genetic analyses – extraction of DNA, RNA and further sample preparation
    • Biochemical studies of enzymatic reactions and processes
    • Extraction of metabolites from cellular material


    Dimensions (h x d x w) 130 x 230 x 205mm
    Temperature range +4 to 100ºC
    Temperature control range 15 below ambient to +100ºC
    Uniformity @4ºC 0.6±ºC
    Uniformity @37ºC 0.1±ºC
    Uniformity @100ºC 0.3±ºC
    Speed (average heat up) HC18 block from 100ºC to 25ºC 5ºC/min (~15 minutes)
    Speed (average heat up) HC18 block from @25ºC to 4ºC 1.8ºC/min (~12 minutes)
    Shaking speed 250 to 1400rpm
    Display (temperature) 2 line x 16 character LCD
    Capacity See accessories
    Capacity 1 microplate
    Orbit diameter 2mm
    Timer (with auto-off and audible alarm) 1 minute to 96 hours (1 minute increment)
    Maximum noise 53.8dba
    Heating/cooling power 60W
    External power supply Input AC 120-230V, 50/60Hz Output DC 12V
    Power consumption 60W (4.9A)
    Input voltage 12V dc
    Weight 3.7kg


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    Thermoshakers – Interchangeable blocks

    Part No


    HC18 Interchangeable block for: 20 x 0.5ml microtubes plus 12 x 1.5ml microtubes
    HC24N Interchangeable block for: 24 x 1.5ml microtubes
    HC24 Interchangeable block for: 24 x 1.5ml microtubes
    HC32 Interchangeable block for: 20 x 0.2ml microtubes plus 12 x 1.5ml microtubes
    HC96 Interchangeable block for: 96-well microplates (0.2ml)