The culture vessels incorporate a unique base design which, together with the bulb-ended stirrer, ensures that the cells are lifted into suspension at the lowest possible speeds. This gentle stirring action promotes high cell yields by preventing cell shearing.
The culture vessels can be sealed for use with pathogenic materials. The stirrer rod design eliminates rotating bearings within the culture vessels, avoiding the difficulties arising from attempts to clean and autoclave conventional vessels.
The stirring system uses Pyrex® borosilicate glass culture vessels and stirrer rods which are siliconised to reduce the possibility of cells attaching to and growing on the surfaces. Vessels are available with nominal working volumes of 125ml, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre, 3 litre (all with two side necks) and 5 litre (with two or five side necks).
Speed setting accuracy <± 3rpm
Softstart speed control 20 second acceleration
20 second deceleration
Variable on-time 6 seconds to 5 minutes
Variable off-time 2 minutes to 2 hours
Voltage Dual Voltage 230/110V 50/60Hz
Nominal power consumption 2W
Unique to each model
MCS-101L MCS-102L MCS-104S
Vessels per system 1 2 4
Maximum vessels size (ml) 5000 (3000 min.) 1000 500
Dimensions (L x W x H), mm 495 x 395 x 90 400 x 140 x 90 365 x 250 x 90
Net weight, excluding vessels, kg 6.5 3.0 4.1
Shipping weight, kg 7.5 4.2 5.3
Vessels per system 4 4
Maximum vessels size (ml) 1000 5000 (only)
Dimensions (L x W x H), mm 495 x 395 x 90 595 x 530