OHAUS Frontier FC5718 Multi-Pro Centrifuges

Category Benchtop Centrifuge
Manufacturer Ohaus
Country of manufacture Germany

Frontier 5000 Multi Pro Centrifuges are designed for universal use in research, industrial & clinical laboratories, and can be combined with our rotors & accessories for customized use in specific applications. Available in 5 models with capacities from microliter to 4x100 ml, and featuring high-speed performance at maximum volume, automatic rotor identification and safety features - these multi-purpose centrifuges are a must for any lab.


  • Compatible with up to 19 optional rotors and 122 accessories
  • Capacities from microliter to 4 × 100 ml
  • High-speed centrifugation (>10000 rpm) from 0.2 ml up to 85 ml tubes
  • Temperature variable range of -20 °C to 40 °C (FC5718R)
  • Applications: Centrifugal Separation, General Sample Preparation, Cell Pelleting, Protein Separation, Nucleic Acid Separation, Cell Concentrating, Chemical Separation, Diagnostics, Environmental Sample Preparation, Blood Sample Processing
  • Display: Backlit Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)
  • Operation: Designed to be used with a variety of rotors and accessories
  • Construction: Corrosion-resistant stainless steel chamber with Polycarbonate/ABS plastic lid
  • Design Features: Ten acceleration & deceleration rates, selection of running time from 10s to 99h 59min or continuous, quick spin, CFC-free refrigeration system, sample temp. indication (refrigerated models), lid-locking system, over-speed protection, dual imbalance sensing

Rotors sold separately. See below for options.

Key Attributes
RPM 18,000
RCF 23,542
Refrigeration Model Dependent
Capacity 4 x 100 ml
Warranty (Years) 2


Manufacturer Specifications
Speed Range 200 rpm – 18,000 rpm
Maximum Relative Centrifuge Force (x g) 23,542 g
Maximum Capacity (Rotor) 4 x 100 ml
Program memories 99
Rotor In Package Not applicable
Acceleration Gear 10
Deceleration Gear 10
Dimensions (HxLxW)

Non-refrigerated:13.82 in x 19.65 in x 16.06 in (351 mm x 499 mm x 408 mm)
Refrigerated:14.13 in x 28.78 in x 16.02 in (359 mm x 731 mm x 407 mm)

Display LCD with backlight
Lid lock Motor driven
Net Weight

Non-refrigerated: 95 lb (43 kg)
Refrigerated: 132 lb (60 kg)

Noise Level ≤60±2 dB(A)
Power AC Power (Included)
Power Consumption Non-refrigerated: 475 W
Refrigerated: 660 W
Pre-cool time Non-refrigerated: Not applicable
Refrigerated: From room temperature to 4℃ < 10min
Refrigeration Range {metric} Non-refrigerated: N/A
Refrigerated: -4 °F – 104 °F (-20 °C – 40 °C)
Rotor Compatibility Swing out 4 x 100 ml ID;  Swing out 4 x 100 ml ID Sealable;  Swing out 2 x 3MTP ID;  Angle 6 x 85 ml RB ID Hi;  Angle 6 x 85 ml RB ID;  Angle 4 x 85ml RB ID Hi;  Angle 10 x 50 ml FA ID;  Angle 6 x 50 ml RB ID Hi;  Angle 6 x 50 ml RB/FA ID;  Angle 30 x 15 ml RB/FA ID;  Angle 20 x 10 ml RB ID Hi;  Angle 12 x 15 ml RB/FA ID;  Angle 44 x 1.5 / 2.0 ml ID;  Angle 30 x 1.5 / 2.0 ml ID Sealable;  Angle 24 x 1.5 / 2.0 ml ID Sealable;  Angle 24 x 1.5 / 2.0 ml ID;  Angle 12 x 1.5 / 2.0 ml ID;  Angle 64 x 0.5 ml ID;  Angle 4 x 8-w PCR Strip ID
Rotor Recognition Method Auto
Running Time Quickspin;  10 sec to 99 h 59 min 59 sec;  Continous
Safety Certification CE;  FCC
Working Environment 36°F – 95°F, 80%RH, non-condensing (2°C – 35°C, 80%RH, non-condensing)

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