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Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ BIOS 16 Bioprocessing Centrifuge

Improve the productivity and performance of your separation and purification methods with the Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ BIOS 16 bioprocessing centrifuge.



Controller Type Centri-Touch Touchscreen
Dimensions (HWD) 39.9 x 32.1 x 35.4 in. (101.5 x 81.6 x 90.0 cm)
Product Line Sorvall™
Refrigerated Yes
Green Features Energy efficient, less waste
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Sorvall BIOS 16 centrifuge 8 x 2000 mL 5,400 rpm 8,500 x g
Each of 1 for $90,370.00
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The Thermo Scientific Sorvall BIOS 16 centrifuge is designed for high quality harvesting, separation and purification bioprocessing methods that require run to run reproducibility and traceability. With an enhanced capacity of up to 16 Liters of sample volume, a compact footprint and innovative features to optimize operations, maximizing productivity and efficiency is simplified.

High-throughput sample processing
  • Support a broad array of applications and methods with the flexibility to select higher capacity rotors or match existing workflows. Choose between 4 Thermo Scientific™ rotors and swinging bucket sets with the option to upgrade to longer lasting Thermo Scientific™ Dura-Coat™  nickel-coated buckets:
    • 6 x 1000 mL swinging bucket rotor
    • 8 x 1000 mL swinging bucket rotor
    • 6 x 2000 mL swinging bucket rotor
    • 8 x 2000 mL swinging bucket rotor
  • Achieve reproducible results with the Thermo Scientific™ Accumulated Centrifugal Effect (ACE™) function, automatically adjusting run time to account for variations in acceleration.
Built-in safety and efficiency
  • Small footprint and enhanced ergonomics with push-button convenience optimize everyday centrifuge use:
    • Automatic front-to-back centrifuge door opening and closing with the Thermo Scientific™ Auto-Door™ function
    • Thermo Scientific™ Auto-Lid™ rotor lid opening and closing with lid storage
  • Immediate rotor detection and programming with Thermo Scientific™ Auto-ID instant rotor identification to save time and protect the integrity of your samples.
  • Thermo Scientific™ Centri-Touch™ interface with bright, highly visible and glove-friendly display simplifies run set-up, further enhanced with access controls such as user login with password protection.

Latest global safety and compliance standards
  • Certified by UL and CE
  • Listed with US FDA
    • Compatible with Centri-Log Plus data management software for FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.

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Warranty and Services

2 years unit; 5 years power-train (motor shaft and drive); 5 years refrigeration



Centri-Touch Touchscreen
Energy efficient, less waste
5,400 rpm
At start, at speed, timed start
UL, CE, FDA listed
DuraFlex high torque brushless drive technology
Refrigeration off when door opens, Eco-Spin windshielded rotors
2 yrs unit, 5 yrs power-train (motor shaft and drive), 5 yrs refrigeration
125 g in opposite loads
Yes, 30 profile/speed/time triplets, up to 3 steps each
39.9 x 32.1 x 35.4 in. (101.5 x 81.6 x 90.0 cm)
-20°C to +40°C, adjustable to 1°C
8 x 2000 mL
8,500 x g
99 hours 59 min 59 sec (1 second increment)
Sorvall BIOS 16 centrifuge
<2 kW
Multilingual selection, on-board training videos, user logging, user lock-out, automatic door opening, automatic rotor ID, on-screen display for imbalance, over temperature, stainless steel chamber, guidance display for error messages
11 accel, 12 decel, multiple emulation profiles
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