• SBB Aqua Plus Boiling Baths

    The SBB Aqua Plus boiling baths are robust, reliable and provide continuous 100ºC operation. The range consists of four models to suit a range of applications and any budget.

    • Adjustable energy regulator provides steady boiling
    • Constant level device maintains liquid level
    • Robust and reliable design to withstand everyday wear and tear
    • Simple, intuitive controls – quick and easy to set temperature
    • Choice of sizes to suit individual applications
    • Non-drip polycarbonate lid included as standard


    • Clinical, microbiology and pathology labs – media preparation
    • University research/teaching – tissue culture preparation, warming tissue culture media
    • Industrial laboratories – equipment sanitisation, sample preparation for immuno assays
    • Science education in schools/universities – practical science demonstration and experimentation


    SBB Aqua 5 Plus

    SBB Aqua 12 Plus

    SBB Aqua 18 Plus

    SBB Aqua 26 Plus

    Dimensions (h x d x w) 375 x 250 x 390mm 440 x 385 x 390mm 445 x 600 x 390mm 445 x 600 x 390mm
    Capacity 5L 12L 18L 26L
    Temperature range 100ºC only 100ºC only 100ºC only 100ºC only
    Working area 145 x 290mm 315 x 290mm 495 x 290mm 495 x 290mm
    Min/Max liquid depth 50/125mm 50/125mm 50/125mm 70/175mm
    Temperature setting/energy regulation Analogue Analogue Analogue Analogue
    Safety Two fixed thermal cut-outs Two fixed thermal cut-outs Two fixed thermal cut-outs Two fixed thermal cut-outs
    Heater power – 230V 1500W 1500W 2000W 2000W
    Heater power – 120V 1300W 1350W 1350W 1350W
    Supply voltage 120 or 230V 120 or 230V 120 or 230V 120 or 230V
    Weight 5.5kg 7.8kg 10.2kg 11kg


    Product Manuals:

    Further Information:


    Products in range

    Model Number

    Unit Size

    SBB Aqua 5 Plus 5 L
    SBB Aqua 12 Plus 12 L
    SBB Aqua 18 Plus 18 L
    SBB Aqua 26 Plus 26 L


    Polypropylene Spheres

    Ideal alternative to a lid*

    Part No


    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.

    Raised Shelves

    To allow accommodation of shallow vessels

    Part No


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

    SBB – Base Tray

    Required if flat-bottomed flasks are to be placed directly on the base of the bath and to promote thermal convection in the bath

    Part No


    SBT6 SBB Aqua 5 Plus
    SBT14 SBB Aqua 12 Plus
    SBT26 SBB Aqua 18 Plus/SBB Aqua 26 Plus


    Unstirred Water Bath – Lids

    Directs condensation away from immersed vessels, avoids contamination, reduces evaporation and saves energy*

    Part No Description For
    AQL5 Transparent polycarbonate lid JBN5
    AQL12 Transparent polycarbonate lid JBN12
    AQL26 Transparent polycarbonate lid JBN18/JBN26
    LU6* Stainless steel sloping lid JBN5
    LU14* Stainless steel sloping lid JBN12
    LU28* Stainless steel sloping lid JBN18/JBN26
    LF6** Flat lid with 2 ring sets JBN5
    LF14** Flat lid with 4 ring sets JBN12
    LF28** Flat lid with 6 ring sets JBN18/JBN26

    Accessory Notes

    * lid or spheres recommended for use above 60ºC
    ** with ring sets of variable hole diameter to accomodate tall vessels whilst reducing evaporation

    Unstirred Water Baths – Racks

    Choice of 8 variants to accommodate different tube diameters and microtubes

    Part No

    Tube size Ø


    J2-10 10mm 84
    J2-13 13mm 55
    J2-16 16mm 36
    J2-19 19mm 32
    J2-25 25mm 18
    J2-30 30mm 12
    J2-SE 0.5ml 105
    J2-LE 1.5ml 65

    Accessory Notes

    No of racks accommodated in JB Nova water baths:

    5 litres: 1 x J2
    12 litres: 2 x J2
    18 litres: 4 x J2
    26 litres: 4 x J2