Beckman Coulter Multisizer 4 Particle Size Analyzer
- EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
The Beckman Coulter Multisizer 4 Particle Size Analyzer provides realtime, multichannel analysis with user friendly control and 21 CFR part 11 compliance. This particle counter provides dynamic size measurements and counting in real time with an overall size range of 0.4 µm to 1600 µm through a digital pulse processing method in combination with the Electrical Sensing Zone. The Multisizer 4 draws the suspension with a mercury free isolated piston through the aperture at a metered steady rate for an accurate measure of concentrations or continuous flow for greater speed. Users also have the option to set their parameters for elapsed time or based on count. The Multisizer 4 allows users to choose the number of channels for an aperture from 4-400, low to improve appearance of a size distribution, or higher togive more detail about a particular size of particle.
The Beckman Coulter Multisizer 4 Cell Counter stores each pulse at maximum resolution, increasing Realtime resolution 100-fold, eliminating the need to re run just to see a particular size range. This particle counter can be controlled with an external PC using windows-based software with wizards to help guide beginning users and drop-down dialogue boxes giving access to all settings for more experienced users. Statistical parameters as well as size and pulse data are automatically calculated by the Multisizer software, presenting a customized report of the results in numerous formats. Data may be stored for supplementary analysis or reporting at a later time, eliminating the need to run the sample again. The EZAccess reagent management system helps to administrate reagents and waste.
Beckman Multisizer 4 Specifications:
Particle Size Analysis Range:
0.4 µm to 1600 µm in diameter. 0.033 fL to 2.145 x 109 fL or µm3 in volume.
Number of Channels:
Pulse data is digitized and can be processed to achieve up to 400 size channels for a selected pulse range. Number of channels and range can be reprocessed as necessary.
Aperture Tube Analysis Range:
Total range: 2% to 80% of aperture diameter.
2% to 60% of aperture diameter
Dynamic Range of Aperture:
Standard 1:30 (by diameter) Total 1:40 (by diameter) Standard 1:27,000 (by volume) Total 1:64,000 (by volume)
± 1% for diameter ± 3% for volume
Mercury-free, wide range metering pump
Less than 55 volt-amps (watts)
The software enables 21 CFR Part 11 compliance
Volumetric Pump Accuracy:
Better than 99.5%
Up to 2000 m (6560 ft)
5°C to 40°C
Aperture Current Accuracy:
± 0.4% of setting
Aperture Current Range:
30 µA - 6000 µA in 0.2 µA steps
20 µm to 2000 µm apertures
Digital Pulse Processor:
Proprietary high-speed digitalization of the signal.
All aqueous and non-aqueous electrolyte solutions recommended for use with aperture technology will be suitable for use with the Multisizer 4. Electrolytes should be compatible with glass, fluoropolymers, fluoroelastomers and stainless steel.
a) This instrument is safe for indoor use only.
250 V, IEC (5x20 mm), Time delay (TD), 2.0 A
Modal Count Mode:
10 to 100,000 counts
Less than 0.5%
Time stamped pulses up to 525,000 per single analysis.
Pulse Distribution Data:
Pulse distribution by time, sequence and width for pulse height diameter, pulse height volume, pulse height volt, pulse width, pulse area, average pulse height diameter, average pulse height volume and average pulse width.
Number Size Distribution Data:
Size distribution by diameter, volume and area for number, number%, number/ml, volume, volume%, volume/ml, surface area, surface area% and surface area/ml.
47 to 63 Hz inclusive
0.1 to 999 seconds, selectable in 10 ms increments. Typically, time analysis is 10 to 90 seconds.
Total Count Mode:
50 to 500,000 counts
Continuously selectable from 50 µL to 2000 µL
100 - 240v, 50/60Hz, 230Watts
- Beckman Multisizer 4 Particle Size Analyzer
- 20µm Aperture
- Paddle Stirrer
- Electrolyte and Waste Bottles
- Windows 7 Laptop with Multisizer 4 Software
- Operator's Guide
- Communication Cable
- 120V Power Cord
- 30-Day Warranty
This Beckman Multisizer 4 Particle Size Analyzer has been fully inspected and comes with a clean hill of health. All of our lab equipment comes backed with our standard warranty. Should you have any questions about this or any of our cell counters, please don't hesitate to contact us.