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