ROTANTA 460RC / 460RF

The Hettich ROTANTA 460 RC/ ROTANTA 460 RF floor standing centrifuges offer enhanced performance with an extended range of accessories that guarantee fast, high-throughput operation in daily laboratory use. With a maximum capacity of 3 liters per run, the ROTANTA 460RF / 460RC Floor Standing centrifuges are proving themselves in clinics and laboratory centers, as well as in Life Science R & D laboratories.

Main features:

  • For Clinical, Research and Industrial applications
  • Save valuable bench space
  • Position the ROTANTA 460RC anywhere in your lab or under your workbench with its built in wheels
  • Versa-Rotor™ for multiple applications
  • High speed plate rotor
  • Ergonomic Quick-Lift™ Rotor System

Popular configurations

TUBE QTY VOLUME (mL) SIZE (mm) RPM G-FORCE
84 1.6 – 7 13 x 75/100 4,600 4,471
76 4 – 10 16 x 75/100 4,600 4,637
PACKAGE CONTENTS

(1) Centrifuge, (1) 90° Swing-out Rotor, (4) Buckets,
(4) Adapters 13 x 75/100 mm, (4) Adapters 16 x 75/100 mm,
(4) Bio-containment Lids

TUBE QTY VOLUME (mL) SIZE (mm) RPM G-FORCE
42 1.6 – 7 13 x 75/100 4,600 4,471
38 4 – 10 16 x 75/100 4,600 4,637
PACKAGE CONTENTS

(1) Centrifuge, (1) 90° Swing-out Rotor, (4) Buckets,
(2) Adapters 13 x 75/100 mm, (2) Adapters 16 x 75/100 mm,
(4) Bio-containment Lids

TUBE QTY VOLUME (mL) SIZE (mm) RPM RCF
108 1.6 – 5 13 x 75 4,600 4,116
108 4 – 7 13 x 100 4,600 4,684
88 4 – 10 16 x 75/100 4,600 4,684
PACKAGE CONTENTS

(1) Centrifuge, (1) 90º Swing-out Rotor, (4) Buckets, (4) Adapters 13 x 75/100 mm,
(4) Adapters 16 x 75/100 mm, (4) Bio Lids

TUBE QTY VOLUME (mL) SIZE (mm) RPM RCF
4 450 4,600 4,637
PACKAGE CONTENTS

(1) Centrifuge, (1) 90° Swing-out Rotor, (4) Buckets, (4) Adapters 450 mL,
(4) Holders, without filter, (4) Holders, with/without filter

TUBE QTY VOLUME (mL) SIZE (mm) RPM RCF
4 450 4,600 5,063
PACKAGE CONTENTS

(1) Centrifuge, (1) 90° Swing-out Rotor, (4) Buckets, (4) Bio-containment Lids

Centrifuge ROTANTA 460RC ROTANTA 460RF
Dimensions  680 x 553 x 696 mm    930 x 553 x 696 mm
Weight: approx. 140kg approx. 164kg
Max Capacity 4 x 750 mL 4 x 750 mL
Max RPM 15,000 15,000
Max RCF 24,400 24,400
Refrigerated Yes Yes

Does the centrifuge conform to Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC?

Yes. This centrifuge conforms to the Medical Device Directive (MDD) 93/42/EEC. Under Rule 3 in the Classification section of Annex IX of the EU Directive 93/42/EEC, centrifuges used for the manufacture of blood products for transfusion purposes (i.e. it spins blood bags) require certification as a Class IIa medical product. Hettich has this certification for this model and so it is considered MDD compliant.

Does this centrifuge use a brushless motor?

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

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 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.