[Cell-biology] Re: old centrifuge without a speed indicator
(by allison from nospam.com)
Thu Apr 19 17:27:08 EST 2007
> Hi ALL,
> Recently, I got an old centrifuge for my tissue culture. A problem is
> there is no clear indicator for a speed. There is just numbers from 1
> to 7.
> The model is:
> DAMON IEC DIV ~ CLINICAL CENTRIFUGE
> Does any body know how can I know the speed from the numbers? I need
> to set the speed at 1000-2000 rpm.
Many many years ago I got these numbers from the technician in the lab
(for an IEC "mushroom" centrifuge which I assume is what you have):
It didn't go past position 6 though....
I now use a newer IEC centrifuge that has pos'ns 1-7. FWIW I use pos'n
5 to spin down cells.
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