StatSpin VT Centrifuge

Veterinary blood, urine, microhematocrits and other routine spins in two minutes or less

The StatSpin VT centrifuge is used for centrifuging microhematocrit tubes for packed cell volume determination, as well as rapid separation of whole blood and preparation of urine sediment for microscopic analysis. 

The StatSpin VT centrifuge system is designed specifically for the in-clinic testing needs of today’s veterinarian. It provides quality serum and plasma in 30 to 90 seconds, a fraction of the time required by other systems. The whisper-quiet system is designed to minimize vibration, noise and heat build-up. Versatile yet safe, the multipurpose StatSpin VT is instantly adaptable to blood separations, urine sediments, microhematocrits and other routine applications.

With simple microprocessor controls and self-diagnostics, this easy-to-use system reduces the chance of operator error. Priced right for the in-clinic lab, the StatSpin VT is economical and will achieve return on investment quickly.

Applications

  • Blood separation
    • Produces quality serum or plasma from up to 1.3 mL of whole blood
    • Has spin time of only 30 to 90 seconds
  • LipoClear
    • Clears lipemia from 0.5 or 1.5 mL of serum or plasma
    • Requires five-minute room temperature incubation followed by a 150-second spin
    • Uses non-toxic pre-dispensed reagent tubes with shelf lives of one year
  • Urine sediment
    • Utilizes unique micro-method that correlates with standard procedure
    • Requires only 1.5 mL of urine
    • Features re-calibrated conical flip-cap tube that makes filling and decanting easy
    • Has spin time of only 45 seconds
  • Microhematocrits
    • Provides quiet, two-minute spin for 12 tubes at time
    • Is compatible with glass or easy-to-read SafeCrit plastic tubes (plain or heparinized)
    • Can be used with inexpensive hand-held reader or illuminating digital reading station (both available from Beckman Coulter)

Key features

  • User-friendly design to maximize reliability and flexibility
  • Preset run cycles for simplified operation
  • Instant rotor change without tools
  • Patented drive to minimize vibration and noise
  • Cover interlock system for operator protection
  • Membrane touch panel and microprocessor control
  • Transparent cover with easy-to-use latch
  • Chamber gasket to minimize aerosols
  • Coated steel interior for easy cleaning
  • Footprint of less than 7 inches (17.3 cm)
  • External power supply for installation flexibility

 

 

Maximum Speed

15,800 rpm

Maximum Force

13,700 x g

Programmed Cycles

Quick Spin

  • RPM: 15,800
  • Time: 30 seconds

Normal

  • RPM: 15,800
  • Time: 90 seconds

Hard Spin

  • RPM: 15,800
  • Time: 150 seconds

Urine

  • RPM: 9,800
  • Time: 45 seconds

Hematocrit

  • RPM: 15,800
  • Time: 120 seconds

Acceleration Time

Approximately 6 seconds 

Deceleration Time

Approximately 10 seconds

Power Requirements

100-240 V, 50/60 Hz

Dimensions

  • 6 in. x 6.6 in. x 8.6 in. (15.2 cm x 16.8 cm x 21.8 cm) 
    (H x W x D)
  • 3.75 lbs (1.7 kg) 

Warranty

One year