Optima TX150 Heated Circulating Bath

The TX150 series of advanced digital thermostats offer excellent temperature stability and temperature control for demanding applications in the range of -15°C to 150°C. The TX150 heating circulator can be used in combination with any Grant stainless steel or plastic tank or with a T-CLAMP for independent use of virtually any vertical sided tank.

  • Cooling/heating range -15°C to 150°C
  • Stability ±0.01ºC / Uniformity  ±0.05ºC
  • Tank options 5L to 38L
  • Powerful integral pump for external fluid circulation
  • Large, bright full colour display with a choice of 5 languages
  • Low-liquid detection (float switch)
  • 5 point user calibration
  • Easy to program via interface or remotely via PC / Laptop with Labwise® software

Applications

  • University research – temperature control of external equipment such as electrophoresis tanks or jacket vessels
  • Industrial labs – temperature probe calibration

Specifications

Dimensions (h x d x w) 342 x 172 x 141mm
Stability (DIN 12876) @70ºC 0.01±ºC
Uniformity (DIN 12876) @70ºC 0.05±ºC
Setting resolution 0.1ºC
Display Full colour QVGA TFT
Timer function 1 minutes to 99 hours 59 minutes
No. of temperature presets 3
Re-calibration points 5
Socket for external probe (TXPEP, TXSEP)
Communications interface USB, RS232
Programmable Remote via PC/laptop 1 program/30
Relays 1
Safety – over temperature Adjustable cut-out
Fluid level – float
Language options EN, FR, DE, IT, ES
Alarms (can be configured to switch a relay) High and low
Heater power – 230V 1840W
Heater power – 120V 1445W
Electrical power – 230V 2000 (50-60Hz)
Electrical power – 120V 1500 (50-60Hz)
Height above tank rim 200mm
Depth below tank rim 145mm
Maximum pressure (water) 310mbar
Maximum flow (water)310mbar 18L/min
Pump connector Fits 9mm inner diameter tubing
Pump connector Fits 15mm inner diameter tubing
Weight 2.6kg

Downloads

Product Manuals:

Technical Datasheets:

Further Information:

 

Products in range

Model Number

Unit Size

TX150-ST5 5 L
TX150-ST12 12 L
TX150-ST18 18 L
TX150-ST26 26 L
TX150-ST38 38 L
TX150-P5 5 L
TX150-P12 12 L
TX150-P18 18 L

Accessories

Accessory Cooling

Optional accessory cooling systems

Part No

Description

C1G 0ºC to 40ºC**
C2G -15ºC to 40ºC***

Accessory Notes

** The cooling coil can be continuously immersed in liquids up to 100ºC with the cooler switched off and may be used to cool liquid down from 100ºC but it is not designed for continuous operation above 40ºC.
*** Minimum operating temperature without accessory cooling is ambient +5ºC (amb.+ 15ºC for P5 and ST5 tanks).

Bridge Plates

For use with stainless steel and plastic tanks

Part No

Description

G-BTS Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to ST5 tank
G-BTL Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to ST12, 18, 26 & 38 tanks
G-BSS Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to S5 tanks
G-BSL Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to S12, 18, 26, 38 tanks
T-BTS Bridge plate replacement fits T Optima heating circulator models to ST5 tank
T-BTL Bridge plate replacement fits T Optima heating circulator models to ST12, 18, 26 & 38 tanks
T-BSS Bridge plate fits T Optima heating circulator models to S5 tank
T-BSL Bridge plate fits T Optima heating circulator models to S12, 18, 26 & 38 tanks
T-BYWS Bridge plate fits T Optima heating circulator models to Y6 & W6 tanks
T-BYWL Bridge plate fits T Optima heating circulator models to Y14, 28 & 38 tanks also W14, 28 & 38 tanks
G-BPS Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to P5 tank
G-BPL Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to P12 & 18
T-BPS Bridge plate replacement fits T Optima heating circulator models to P5 tank
T-BPL Bridge plate replacement fits T Optima heating circulator models to P12 & 18 tanks

 

Clamp

To attach heating circulators to any vertical sided tank

Part No

Description

T-CLAMP Allows heating circulator to be attached to virtually any vertical sided vessel with a maximum wall thickness of 35mm for rectangular tanks, 30mm for circular tanks (300mm diameter), and capacity up to 50L

External Probes

For monitoring and controlling temperature of remote loads

Part No

Description

TXPEP Flexible plastic probe, 3m cable
TXSEP Stainless steel probe, 3m cable

Heated Circulating Bath – Lids

To help reduce evaporation / heat loss and avoid sample contamination*

Part No

Description

STL5 Flat stainless steel lid for 5L bath
STL12 Gabled, hinged (removable) stainless steel lid for 12L bath
STL26 Gabled, hinged (removable) stainless steel lid for 18L and 26L bath
STL38 Gabled, hinged (removable) stainless steel lid for 38L bath
PL5 Flat, stainless steel lid for 5L bath
PL12 Curved plastic lid for 12L bath
PL18 Curved plastic lid for 18L bath

Accessory Notes

* Between operating temperatures 60ºC and 100ºC and below room temperature a lid or layer of polypropylene spheres should be used.

Heated Circulating Bath – Racks

To optimise available bath capacity.

Part No

Tube size

Capacity

VR-13 Ø10-13 mm 65
VR-19 Ø16-19 mm 36
VR-24 Ø24 mm 23
VR-30 Ø30 mm 14
VR-SE 0.5 ml 102
VR-LE 1.5ml 75
QR-13 Ø10-13 mm 30
QR-19 Ø16-19 mm 16
QR-24 Ø24 mm 10
QR-30 Ø30 mm 5
QR-SE 0.5 ml 44
QR-LE 1.5 ml 35

Accessory Notes

Number of racks accommodated in stainless steel / plastic baths:

5 litres: 1 x QR
12 litres: 2 x VR
18 litres: 4 x VR
26 litres: 4 x VR
38 litres: 6 x VR

Labwise

Optional PC software

Part No

Description

Labwise Allows two-way communication for status display, programming and data capture

Polypropylene Spheres

Ideal alternative to a lid*

Part No

Description

Packs per bath

PS-20 Pack of 300 polypropylene spheres 1 x 5/12L, 2 x 18/26L, 3 x 38L

Accessory Notes

* Between operating temperatures 60ºC and 100ºC and below room temperature a lid or layer of polypropylene spheres should be used.

Pump Connectors

Optional

Part No

Description

P-M6 Replacement plastic pump inlet/outlet connector. Fits tubing 9mm inner dia. Temperature range -50 to 200ºC
P-M11 Replacement plastic pump inlet/outlet connector. Fits tubing 15mm inner dia. Temperature range -50 to 200ºC
M-SR4 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, dual seal super rapid 4mm. Fits semi rigid tubing 4mm outer dia. Temperature range -20 to 100ºC
M-SR6 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, dual seal super rapid 6mm. Fits semi rigid tubing 6mm outer dia. Temperature range -20 to 100ºC
M-SR8 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, dual seal super rapid 8mm. Fits semi rigid tubing 8mm outer dia. Temperature range -20 to 100ºC
M-HB7 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, hose barb 7mm. Fits flexible tubing 7mm inner dia. Temperature range -40 to 120ºC
M-HB9 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, hose barb 9mm. Fits flexible tubing 9mm inner dia. Temperature range -40 to 120ºC
M-HB12 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, hose barb 12mm. Fits flexible tubing 12mm inner dia. Temperature range -40 to 120ºC
M-UC Metal pump inlet/outlet plate, 1/4‘‘ BSP/G1/4 female. Temperature range -50 to 200ºC

Raised Shelves

To allow accommodation of shallow vessels

Part No

Description

RS14 For 12L bath
RS22 For 18L bath
RS28 For 26L or 38L bath
RS38 For 38L bath