The centrifuge is a laboratory equipment that generates rotational movements, has the objective of separating the components that constitute a substance. This equipment applies a sustained centrifugal force (i.e. a force produced by rotation) to force the matter out of the center of rotation. 

The type of clinical procedure and laboratory size are two of the most important factors when choosing a centrifuge. Some centrifuges can be used in a wide variety of applications, while others serve only very specific purposes. Although there are many models and types of centrifuges, their operation is always the same: all centrifuges rotate the samples around a fixed angle and separate the fluids from the solid substances by applying the principle of sedimentation.

Types of Centrifuges a Laboratory May Need

Centrifuges, non-refrigerated

They are easy to handle and compact centrifuges, that is, they are small centrifuges and do not have refrigeration so they usually operate at room temperature. Reaches speeds between 4000-5000 rpm. They are used for general laboratory applications, such as separating large particles such as cells, cell suspensions, separating sera, plasma, urine, sperm, among others. 

So they are used in the chemical, environmental, pharmaceutical industry, in clinics and laboratories. They can use tilting and fixed-angle rotors.

Refrigerated centrifuges

High-speed centrifuges are essential equipment for the isolation and characterization of multiple biological structures, from biomolecules, such as nucleic acids and proteins, to cellular organelles. 

High-speed centrifuges are specialized centrifuges that reach maximum speeds between 18,000 and 25,000 rpm (they can generate about 60,000 g). They are refrigerated and normally have a vacuum system to prevent heating the rotor. This vacuum system allows them to have a more accurate temperature control than those that do not make vacuum. They are useful in the separation of cellular fractions, but insufficient for the separation of ribosomes, viruses or macromolecules in general.


In Kalstein you can find the  Ideal centrifuges for your Laboratory

There are countless models, so it is normal that you do not know which Centrifuges to buy to meet your needs. At Kalstein, we evaluate you to find what you're looking for.

High-speed Centrifuge Table YR0125

The main operating principle of high-speed centrifuge: high-speed centrifuge is the powerful centrifugal...


High-speed refrigerated microcentrifuge YR111-5

This multipurpose centrifuge has advanced and intelligent technology. Control by microcomputer, large LCD...


High-speed Centrifuge Table YR127

High-speed centrifuge is a routine laboratory centrifuge, widely used in research, education and biology production...


High-speed refrigerated centrifuge YR0113

In this case, we present two models: YR0113 and YR0112. Both models are centrifuges used to collect microorganisms ...


Our Best Selling Centrifuge

Generally, low speed centrifuges do not exceed 4000 rpm in rotational speed and have a maximum capacity of 2-4l. They are usually handled in laboratories, for primary separation and extraction of large amounts of biological macromolecules and sediments. They have mechanisms made with aluminum fusion, flat type and angle type. Centrifugal tubes are made of hard glass, hard polyethylene plastic and stainless steel tubes. The centrifuge is equipped with a drive motor, a timer, a regulator (speed indicator). This type of centrifuge is mainly used to collect microorganisms, cellular debris, cells, large organelles, sulfuric acid precipitates and immunoprecipitates.

Analysis of the best Centrifuges for your Laboratory

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Catalog of Centrifuge models on offer


Guides to becoming a centrifuge expert

Centrifuge equipment are essential products in a laboratory, we provide guides and recommendations for better use, so you can work as an expert.

Laboratory centrifuges: care and maintenance

The care and maintenance of these laboratory equipment is indispensable to extend the useful life of the apparatus and...

Hematocrit Centrifuge and Micro Centrifuges

The key difference between these two appliances is based on their functions and dimensions; we have hematocrit...

High speed centrifuges and low speed centrifuges

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Centrifuge: When to use an angular rotor and a horizontal rotor?

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Videos of Centrifuges in operation

In this section you can find, our Centrifuges in operation, packaged, receiving service, etc.

Centrifuges in operation

The care and maintenance of these laboratory equipment is indispensable to extend the useful life of the device and mainly to obtain effective and efficient results without contamination, although there are routines or general recommendations to protect, clean and maintain laboratory centrifuges, we must certainly follow the recommendations of the equipment manufacturer; so it is important to acquire these centrifuges from internationally recognized manufacturers as we are at KALSTEIN.

Frequently Asked Questions about Centrifuges

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