Date: September 29, 1997 Table Comparing Products

Imagine working in a life science lab without a centrifuge. Be it a microfuge, a general purpose centrifuge, or even an ultracentrifuge, little work would be accomplished in its absence. Unquestionably, these ubiquitous and indispensable instruments have made an incalculable contribution to our scientific understanding of the world. Where would we be without them?

Fortunately, the centrifuge has come a long way since the old hand-cranked contraptions that clamped onto a bench top. State-of-the-art technology has produced several powerful, versatile, and elegant machines. Just like cars, these centrifuges range from basic models, with little more than a speed control knob, rpm gauge, and a timer, to fully loaded models offering video programming, w2dt integration capabilities, electronic rotor identification systems, temperature compensation software, and fast, high-torque drives. High speed, high capacity, low capacity, general purpose, table top, and high performance are just a few...

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