Thermo Scientific Sorvall MX120 Micro Ultracentrifuge

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The Thermo Scientific Sorvall MX120 Micro-ultracentrifuge is whisper quiet, versatile and fast, all housed in a compact footprint. This floor model micro-ultracentrifuge at 2.3 sqft and standard electrical outlet capabilities, this unit can be placed almost anywhere. It’s quiet operation with levels below 47 dBA, means it won’t distract you, even when working right next to it, making it an ideal choice for your lab.

Optimized rotor designs on this Sorvall micro-ultracentrifuge provides users with shorter run times, simplified loading, rotor lock, set up and operations ensures improved productivity and workflow. The Sorvall MX120 is high capacity, and can hold tubes from 0.2ml to 30ml (a max of 180ml) yet is ideal for small volume sample processing applications such as virus cells, lipoproteins, nanoparticles, cellular organelles and nucleic acids.

The Thermo Scientific Sorvall MX120 Micro-ultracentrifuge is able to reach it’s top speed of 120000 Rpm in only 80 seconds, using a maintenance free brushless drive system, with rotor imbalance protection. Max RCF for this micro-centrifuge is 1048680 x g, with 9 acceleration and 9 deceleration profiles. A wide variety of rotors can be used with this Micro-ultracentrifuge with a choice of fixed angle swinging bucket, and vertical rotors, available separately, giving your lab flexibility.

Navigation of the Thermo Scientific Sorvall MX120 Micro-ultracentrifuge is intuitive with a graphical interface controlled with through an LCD touchscreen, simplifying operation and set up. Up to 10 programs can be stored, each with 9 steps. This floor model micro-ultracentrifuge also has cooling capabilities, using a solid state thermoelectric cooling system with a range of 0° to 40°C.  Contact us today to learn more about our Thermo Sorvall Ultracentrifuges. 

Thermo Scientific Sorvall MX120 Micro-ultracentrifuge Specifications:

Max. Speed120000 rpm
Max. Rotor Capacity6 x 30mL (180mL) (with S50A rotor) or 4 x 7mL (28mL) (with S50-ST rotor)
Max. RCF1048680 x G
Profile (Acceleration/Braking)9/9, brake off 9/9, brake off


Ambient Temperature Operating Range5 to 35°C
Control Speed Accuracy±50rpm
Height (English) Exterior

39.4 in. (panel open)/33.5 in. (panel closed)

Height (Metric) Exterior100cm (panel open)/(85cm panel closed)
Memory10, each with up to 9 steps
Noise Level<45dBA
Refrigerator System TypeSolid-state thermoelectric cooling
Regulatory StandardscCSAus, CE, IEC61010-2-020, EN61326-1 2006
Temperature Range (Metric)0° to 40°C
Width (English) Exterior17.3 in.
Width (Metric) Exterior44cm
Depth (English) Exterior19.3 in.
Depth (Metric) Exterior49cm

Sorvall MX 120 Plus Micro-Ultracentrifuge

Form Factor        Floor Model
Heat Output (Metric)0.7kW
Item Description

115V 50/60Hz, 12A single phase

Weight (English)231 lb.
Weight (Metric)105kg
Certifications/CompliancecCSAus, CE, IEC61010-2-020, EN61326-1 2006
Electrical Requirements115V 50/60Hz

  • Thermo Scientific Sorvall MX120 Micro-ultracentrifuge (Catalog # 50135645)
  • No Rotor is included
  • Operator's Guide
  • 115V Power Cord
  • 30 Day Warranty 

This Thermo Scientific Sorvall MX120 Micro-ultracentrifuge has been tested and works beautifully. Unit comes with our standard warranty. Should you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.

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