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Ohaus Frontier™ FC5816 and FC5816R Multi Pro Centrifuges

Item #: H-FC5816

Normal Availability: 2-3 business days

Product Description

FREE LAB EQUIPMENT WITH PURCHASE: Purchase Ohaus Multi-Pro (FC5714, FC5718, FC5718R, FC5816, FC5816R, FC5916, FC5916R) or Micro (FC5513+R01, FC5515R, FC5515) Centrifuges between June 1 and December 31, 2023 and receive your choice of a FREE  Ohaus Mini Centrifuge, Ohaus 7” Guardian 2000 Hotplate-Stirrer (e-G21HS07C) Ohaus 4” Guardian 3000 Hotplate-Stirrer (e-G31HS04C), Ohaus Digital Mini Vortex Mixer OR Ohaus AquaSearcher AB23PH-F pH Meter. To redeem, fill out the form at and attach a copy of your invoice or receipt. Redemption must be submitted within 1 month of invoice date. A valid and unique serial number must provided with each submission. Cannot be combined with any other promotion or special offer. Allow up to 8 weeks for delivery of promotional item. This promotion is valid for end users only and on centrifuges purchased from authorized OHAUS dealers such as Safety Emporium.

The Ohaus Frontier™ 5000 Series Multi-Pro Centrifuges are designed for universal use in multiple applications in research, industrial, and clinical laboratories and can be combined with a wide range of rotors and accessories for customized use. The intuitive design of the centrifuges & accessories enable easy access to parameter settings, and quick rotation between applications. They feature automatic rotor recognition and backlit LCD. The performance of these centrifuges is propelled by German engineering, and high-quality components for reliable use. They are constructed of chemical-resistant stainless steel to ensure durability in lab use. Design features include ten acceleration and deceleration rates and selection of running time from 10 s to 99 h 59 min or continuous, quick spin. These Frontier ™ 5000 Series centrifuges are equipped with protective features, including automatic over-speed protection, imbalance detection and a self-diagnostic system to ensure reliable use and operator safety.

These FC5816 models are compatible with up to 13 optional rotors and 71 accessories. Their capacity ranges from microliter (0.2 mL per tube) to 6 x 250 mL. They provide high-speed centrifugation (>10,000 rpm) from 0.2 mL up to 85 mL tubes. These models have improved sample processing through-put with additional rotor for blood collection tubes and standard conical tubes.

The FC5816 is air cooled and has a speed range of 200 - 15,000 rpm with a maximum g-force of 21,379 g. It measures 21.18” l × 17.56” w × 13.94” h (538 × 446 × 354 mm) and has a weight of 115 lb (52 kg). The FC5816R uses a CFC-free refrigeration system for a temperature range of -20 to 40°C. It also features sample temperature indication and standstill cooling. It has a speed range of 200 - 16,000 rpm with a maximum g-force of 24,325 g. The unit measures 21.18” l × 28.46” w × 13.94” h (538 × 723 × 354 mm) and has a weight of 170 lb (77 kg).

Applications:Centrifugal Separation, General Sample Preparation, Cell Pelleting, Protein Separation, Nucleic Acid Separation, Cell Concentrating, Chemical Separation, Diagnostics, Environmental Sample Preparation, Blood Sample Processing .

Literature available: Frontier™ 5000 Multi-Pro Summary Sheet and Comparison Guide, FC5816 Rotor Compatibility TableFrontier™ 5000 Rotor Guide.

Accessories: 4 x 250 mL, ID Swing Out Rotor (item # H-30314820), 6 x 250 mL, FB, ID Angle Rotor (item # H-30314821), 2 x 3MTP, ID Swing Out Rotor (item # H-30314824), 6 x 85 mL RB, ID Angle Rotor (item # H-30314826), 4 x 85 mL RB, ID Hi Angle Rotor (item # H-30314827), 16 x 50 mL, ID Swing Out Rotor (item # H-30314828), 10 x 50 mL FA, ID Angle Rotor (item # H-30314829), 6 x 50 mL RB, ID Hi Angle Rotor (item # H-30314831), 30 x 15 mL RB/FA, ID Angle Rotor (item # H-30314832), 20 x 10 mL RB, ID Hi Angle Rotor (item # H-30314833), 24 x 1.5/2.0 mL, ID Angle Rotor (item # H-30314838), 44 x 1.5/2.0 mL, ID V2 Angle Rotor (item # H-30372718), 4 x 1.5/2.0 mL, ID BIOSEALS Angle Rotor V1 (item # H-30642361).

Frontier™ 5000 Series Multi-Pro Centrifuge Comparison: 

Model Speed Range Temp. Range Max. g-Force Capacity
FC5714 200 rpm - 14,000 rpm Air Cooled 18,624 g 4 x 100 mL
FC5718 200 rpm - 18,000 rpm Air Cooled 23,542 g 4 x 100 mL
FC5718R 200 rpm - 18,000 rpm -20° to 40° C 23,542 g 4 x 100 mL
FC5816 200 rpm - 15,000 rpm Air Cooled 21,379 g 6 x 250 mL
FC5816R 200 rpm - 16,000 rpm -20° to 40° C 24,325 g 6 x 250mL
FC5916 200 rpm - 16,000 rpm Air Cooled 24,325 g 4 x 750 mL
FC5916R 200 rpm - 16,000 rpm -20° to 40° C 26,331 g 4 x 750mL



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Manufactured in: Germany

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