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Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ Primo™/Primo™ R Benchtop Centrifuges

The Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ Primo™/Primo™ R benchtop centrifuge has been discontinued.

Supplier:  Thermo Scientific™ 75005184

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Catalog No. 75-005-184

Item Discontinued This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. Please reach out to your sales representative. View substitute products »



The Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ Primo™/Primo™ R benchtop centrifuge has been discontinued. For your small benchtop centrifuge needs, please see our new Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ ST 8 small benchtop centrifuge series.

Operating Features:

  • Capacity: 400mL (4×100mL)
  • Touch keypad microprocessor control (EASYcontrol II)
  • Digital display that shows all run parameters
  • Variable speed/RCF/time control
  • QUICK RUN key for short spins
  • Choice of two acceleration and nine braking curves for sensitive samples
  • Memory retains current settings
  • With optional rotor/adapter combinations, accept tubes from 0.2 to 100mL

Safety Features:

  • Dual lid-locking mechanism (soft-touch closure with lid interlock)
  • Automatic rotor recognition
  • Electronic imbalance detection system
  • Maintenance-free brushless drive motor that runs quietly

Refrigerated Primo R:

  • Delivers uniform temperature control from -9° to +40°C for temperature-sensitive samples
  • CFC-free refrigerant

Ordering Information:

Optional accessories include fixed-angle, swinging bucket, and microliter rotors and adapters (sold separately).


Centrifuge only



4 x 100 mL
21,890 x g
300 to 15000, ±10rpm
12.4 in.
18.7 in.
<62 dB(A)
38 cm
Sorvall Primo Benchtop Centrifuge
88.2 lb. (40 kg)
9 hr., 59 min., plus continuous run
2 Accel/9 Braking
120 V
15,000 rpm
31.5 cm
47.5 cm
15 in.
Designed and tested in accordance with EN 61 010-1, EN 61 010-2-020, EN 61326, EN 55011 B. CE, CSA (120V only)
120 V 60 Hz
12.4 x 15 x 18.7 in. (31.5 x 38 x 47.5 cm)
Retains last settings
60 Hz


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