SORVALL RC-5C Plus Centrifuge

SORVALL RC-5C Plus Centrifuge

Arc Scientific is proud to offer this SORVALL RC-5C Plus Centrifuge for sale. It’s located in a laboratory located in Connecticut. Please let us know if you have an interest or any questions.

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SORVALL RC-5C Plus Centrifuge

The SORVALL RC-5C Plus Centrifuge superspeed refrigerated centrifuge is the fully-featured, microprocessor-controlled, 21,000 rpm model in the family of SORVALL centrifuges. It combines the flexibility of microprocessor control and digital displays with the reliability, durability and convenience of a heavy-duty, direct-drive motor system.

Features and Benefits

  • Safe and reliable operation
  • CFC-free refrigeration
  • Designed without belts or vacuum to minimize maintenance and ensure reliability
  • Rotor imbalance detection system
  • Versatile
  • Can be used with all inventories of superspeed and high performance SUPRAspeed rotors.
  • Performance enhanced by use of lightweight SORVALL SUPER-LITE rotors.
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to use controls for programming run conditions
  • Simultaneous display of set and operating conditions
  • Automatic RCF for calculation and display of g-force
  • Automatic rate control system controls acceleration and deceleration
  • Visible, easy to understand analog displays and lamp indicators
  • High performance
  • Improved noise suppression—50% quieter than other models
  • Efficient refrigeration


  • Max. speed: 21,000 rpm
  • Max. RCF: 51,427 g
  • Max. rotor capacity: 3 liters
  • Drive system: high torque, direct-drive DC motor 1.86 kw (2.5 hp)
  • Braking system: dynamic, electric brake
  • Refrigeration system: heavy-duty sealed
  • compressor: 1.49 kw (2 hp)
  • Speed control range (RC-5C Plus): 50 rpm to 21,000 rpm
  • Speed control accuracy: ±100 rpm or 1%, whichever is greater
  • Temperature set range: –20 to 40°C
  • Temperature control range (RC-5C Plus): 2°C to 40°C at max. rotor speed
  • Temperature control accuracy: ±1°C of set temperature (after stabilization)
  • Automatic rate control: acceleration control to 500 rpm; deceleration control from 700 rpm
  • Timer: digital LED: 0 to 99 hr, 59 min for TIMED RUNS (displays remaining time); HOLD (displays elapsed time)

Information Provided by:

This SORVALL RC-5C Plus Centrifuge is being sold “as is, where is” unless otherwise noted. It is encouraged that you inspect this equipment if possible.

Typically any warranty, service contract or license for the equipment is not transferable but may be under certain circumstances and will be explicitly stated in the listing. The written description provided for this equipment is what is being offered for sale. The photos provided are given to display the overall condition of the equipment and all items found in the photos may not be included in the sale. Some photos may be stock photos to get an idea of what is being offered for sale.

Any weights and dimensions provided in the listing are estimates so therefore you should not rely on them for the most accurate shipping quotation.

For more information on this SORVALL RC-5C Plus Centrifuge or other used laboratory equipment please contact us at or +1-207-536-1244.

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