OHAUS Frontier FC5816 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 low microliter to 6x250 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 13 optional rotors and 71 accessories
  • Capacities from microliter to 6 × 250 ml
  • Improved sample processing through-put with additional rotor for blood
  • collection tubes and standard conical tubes
  • High-speed centrifugation (>10000 rpm) from 0.2 ml up to 250 ml tubes
  • Temperature variable range of -20 °C to 40 °C (FC5816R)
  • 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 15,000
RCF 24,325
Refrigeration Model Dependent
Capacity 6 x 250 ml
Warranty (Years) 2


Manufacturer Specifications
Speed Range 200 rpm – 15,000 rpm
Maximum Relative Centrifuge Force (x g) Non-refrigerated:21,379 g
Refrigerated: 24,325 g
Maximum Capacity (Rotor) 6 x 250 ml
Program memories 99
Rotor In Package Not applicable
Acceleration Gear 10
Deceleration Gear 10
Dimensions (HxLxW) Non-refrigerated: 13.94 in x 21.18 in x 17.56 in (354 mm x 538 mm x 446 mm)
Refrigerated: 13.94 in x 21.18 in x 28.46 in (354 mm x 538 mm x 723 mm)
Display LCD with backlight
Lid lock Motor driven
Net Weight Non-refrigerated: 115 lb (52 kg)
Refrigerated: 170 lb (77 kg)
Noise Level Non-refrigerated: ≤61±2 dB(A)
Refrigerated: ≤63±2 dB(A)
Power AC Power (Included)
Power Consumption Non-refrigerated: 520 W
Refrigerated: 850 W
Pre-cool time Non-refrigerated: Not applicable
Refrigerated: From room temperature to 4℃ < 10min
Refrigeration Range {metric} Non-refrigerated: Not applicable
Refrigerated: -4 °F – 104 °F (-20 °C – 40 °C)
Rotor Compatibility Swing out 4 x 250 ml ID; Swing out 2 x 3MTP ID; Swing out 16 x 50 ml ID; Angle 6 x 250 ml FB ID; 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 30 x 15 ml RB/FA ID; Angle 20 x 10 ml RB ID Hi; Angle 44 x 1.5 / 2.0 ml ID; Angle 24 x 1.5 / 2.0 ml ID Sealable; Angle 24 x 1.5 / 2.0 ml ID
Rotor Recognition Method Auto
Running Time Quickspin; 10 sec to 99 h 59 min 59 sec; Continuous
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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