Mikro 185

The Mikro 185, Hettich’s new, high-performance research centrifuge, offers versatile solutions and improved safety features within a compact, elegant frame. To meet the diverse requirements of research laboratories, the Mikro 185 features rotors that support a variety of tube sizes and capacities. With the Mikro 185, users have the option of 12-place, 18-place, and 24-place angle rotors that fit both pediatric tubes and standard microliter tubes. Additionally, an 18-place rotor that conveniently supports spin columns is also available. All rotors have the option of bio-containment lids.

Main features:

  • Compact & powerful research centrifuge with 4 supported rotors
  • Quiet Operation
  • Easy-Lift™
  • Safety-Lock™ Lid
  • Pulse button
Hettich Mikro 185 rotor 4
The MIKRO 185 offers this diversity within a compact footprint. With its impressive versatility, compactness, and performance, the MIKRO 185 sets a new standard for tabletop research centrifugation.
In accordance with OSHA standards, excessive noise in the laboratory can lead to distractions, stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, and miscommunication. With Quiet operation, the MIKRO 185 is as quiet as a normal conversation. By reducing its noise, the MIKRO 185 with Quiet operation contributes to a calm, safe and productive work environment and will not increase noise levels within your lab.

Advanced safety features of the MIKRO 185 include its all-metal containment and the Hettich Safety-Lock™ lid, which ensures a safe, tight closure on the centrifuge chamber during operation.

Hettich Mikro 185 rotor 1

Popular configurations

TUBE QTY VOLUME (mL) SIZE (mm) RPM G-FORCE
12 1.5 – 2.0 11 x 38 13,300 14,041
PACKAGE CONTENTS

(1) Centrifuge, (1) Fixed-angle Rotor, (12) Adapters 1.5 mL, (1) Lid.

TUBE QTY VOLUME (mL) SIZE (mm) RPM G-FORCE
24 1.5 – 2.0 11 x 38 13,300 17,008
PACKAGE CONTENTS

(1) Centrifuge, (1) Fixed-angle Rotor, (24) Adapters 1.5 mL, (1) Bio-containment Lid

TUBE QTY VOLUME (mL) SIZE (mm) RPM G-FORCE
12 0.5 10.7 x 36 13,300 13,052
12 0.8 8 x 45 13,300 14,041
PACKAGE CONTENTS

(1) Centrifuge, (1) Fixed-angle Rotor, (12) Adapters 0.5 mL, (12) Adapters 0.8 mL, (1) Lid.

Dimensions 228 x 261 x 363 mm
Weight: approx. 10kg
Max Capacity 24 x 1.5/ 2.0 mL
Max RPM 13,300
Max RCF 17,008
Refrigerated No

Does this centrifuge conform to IVD directive 98/79/EC?

Yes. This centrifuge conforms to the In-vitro Diagnostics (IvD) EU directive. This means that the products are guaranteed a standardised level of quality and safety.

Does this centrifuge use a brushless motor?

All Hettich centrifuges are fitted with a powerful, carbon free (brushless) induction drive motor.

Does the manufacturer comply with ISO 13485?

Yes. Hettich complies with ISO 13485. This standard relates to the design and manufacture of medical devices.

Can you perform a UKAS calibration on this centrifuge?

We can perform a UKAS calibration for speed, temperature and time. For more details, please consult our schedule.

Does the centrifuge have out-of-balance detection?

Yes. All Hettich centrifuges have an out-of-balance detection system built into the centrifuge.

Do you also supply the tubes and bottles?

We have stock of some, but not all tubes. Please contact us with more details of your requirements.

What is the warranty period?

All Hettich centrifuges come with a 2-year warranty as standard.

But what if I want a longer warranty?

We can arrange a longer warranty for a small fee.

Are these products CE marked?

Yes. All Hettich centrifuges are CE marked.

Can you autoclave the rotor, buckets and adaptors?

Yes. All Hettich accessories can be autoclaved.

Are spare parts readily available?

We stock thousands of centrifuge spare parts in our London warehouse. However, if we do not have the part in stock, we can source it from the manufacturer. Hettich guarantees that all spare parts will still be available for purchase 7 years from the date production has ceased.

What is the typical lead time of this centrifuge?

We hold stock of centrifuges at our London warehouse. If the centrifuge is in stock at the time of ordering, then we can deliver it to you by the next working day. If the centrifuge is not in stock, we will have to order the instrument from the manufacturer. In this case, delivery time is normally between 2 and 4 weeks.

Where is this centrifuge manufactured?

All Hettich centrifuges are made in Germany.

What happens if there is a power failure, or a fault with the centrifuge and my samples get stuck inside?

All Hettich centrifuges have an emergency lid lock release, which can be activated in the event of a lid-lock failure. Please contact our technical team should this happen.

How do I dispose of the centrifuge when it comes to the end of its life?

We can collect your centrifuge and recycle it responsibly, ensuring that any harmful substances are recovered in the process. A charge is sometimes applicable for this service, depending on the make and model. Please contact us for more details.

Do you offer training on this centrifuge?

Yes. Henderson Biomedical can offer training. Please contact us for more details.