Ultracentrifugation revolving around the user

More than 1,000,000 × g ood reasons for Beckman ultracentrifuges

Ultracentrifuges are impressive: they accelerate rotors to up to 150,000 revolutions per minute, create a gravitational field of more than 1,000,000 x g and deliver unmatched results in separating biomolecules. Do you want to isolate viruses, purify DNA or separate proteins without compromising on purity, sample quality, or yield? Then ultracentrifugation is your method of choice.

Learn how to use state-of-the-art technology to make your centrifugation workflow simple, intuitive and safe. And, at the same time, look to the future: from ultracentrifuges and compatible rotors and tubes to software and maintenance, Beckman Coulter will continue to provide you with all you need from a single source.

Benefits of next-generation preparative ultracentrifuges:

  • Predictable: software simulation and trial optimization beforehand
  • Remote operation: control and system messages via a smartphone app*
  • Convenient: operability via a 15-inch touch screen
  • Quiet: noise-reduced “Quiet Drive Technology”
  • Retraceable: complete run and rotor history
  • Safe: “Biosafe” concept covering all components
  • Fast: speeds of up to 150,000 RPM
  • Flexible: sample volumes from 0.2 to 1,500 ml

* only Optima XPN

Well equipped for all applications

To be perfectly set up for the applications you need, we offer a complete range of accessories for ultracentrifugation and density gradient centrifugation. Select from a variety of specially designed centrifuge tubes and dozens of fixed-angle rotors, swing-bucket rotors, near-vertical and vertical angle rotors, as well as zonal and continuous flow rotors with excellent k-factors for optimal sedimentation.

Ultracentrifuges yield optimal results for these applications:

  • Purification of proteins, oligomers, and protein complexes
  • Isolation of lipoproteins
  • Separation and purification of viruses and viral particles
  • Separation of subcellular fractions
  • Separation of macromolecules by density gradient centrifugation
  • Purification of nucleic acids (DNA, RNA)
  • Purification of extracellular vesicles (e.g. exosomes)
  • Separation of nanoparticles

165 pages of concentrated application know-how

Know-how is worthless if not shared. This is why we have crammed all our experience into a practical application guide about centrifugation. Find out all you need to know about a wide range of centrifugation and ultracentrifugation methods for the applications that interest you. From the basics to specialist expertise – this guide will be invaluable to you. Download it now for free.

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