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ES-X (Lab-Shaker)

Product

Shaker with separate control unit suitable for use in incubators with humidity

Short description

The ES-X is a specially designed shaker with a separate controller. It is ideal for use in existing incubators or temperature controlled rooms as the shaking unit with its stainless steel casing can be placed in areas of high temperature (up to 80°C) and humidity (up to 95% rH).

Performance characteristics

 
 
+ For use in incubators or temperature controlled rooms
+ Ideal for cell culture applications
+ Special version available for robotic systems
+ Minimal heat transfer and low energy consumption
+ Stainless steel motor casing

Installation in existing incubators

Extremely low energy consumption combined with minimal heat transfer makes the ES-X the perfect choice for cell culture applications in existing CO2 incubators. The shaker will not affect the chamber temperature and will not be damaged by the humid conditions. The control unit remains outside the incubator connected to the shaker via an access port. This access port needs to be at least 35mm diameter to accept the cable.

 

The ES-X can also be integrated with robotic systems. Moreover, 48 different stopping points can be programmed.

 

As with all Kuhner shakers, the ES-X is reliable, capable of high speeds, maintenance-free and backed by a five year warranty. There are three standard shaking diameters 12.5, 25 and 50mm, with others available on request.

Technical data

Shaker with separate control unit suitable for use in incubators with humidity

Machine

  SMX1300
Weight 60kg
Operating menu in German, French, English, Italian, Spanish
Interface, standard CAN-Bus
Interface, optional USB, Ethernet, digital, analogue
Ambient temperature -20°C up to 80°C
Control unit 0°C up to 60°C
Consumption, maximum 65W (130W with high torque drive SMX1031)
Consumption, typical 25W

Dimensions (in mm)

Mains connection

   
SMX1021: 220 - 240 V / 50-60 Hz
SMX1022: 190 - 210 V / 50-60 Hz
SMX1023: 110 - 120 V / 50-60 Hz
SMX1024: 95 - 105 V / 50-60 Hz

Shaking unit

   
1 x Tray, size E (420 x 420mm)
or EX (500 x 420mm)
or F (800 x 420mm)
Loading, maximum 25kg
Setting, digital 1 rpm
Accuracy, absolute ± 0.1 rpm
Timer 1s...999h
Acceleration controlled
Active brake adjustable
Stop on position adjustable

Shaking motion

  Speed
* orbital, Ø 12.5mm 20...500 rpm
* orbital, Ø 25.0mm 20...400 rpm
* orbital, Ø 50.0mm 20...300 rpm
* linear, Ø 12.5mm 20...400 rpm
* linear, Ø 25.0mm 20...300 rpm
* linear, Ø 50.0 mm 20…200 rpm
* can be changed  

Options

Shaker with separate control unit suitable for use in incubators with humidity

Dual table

The dual table is an easy and economical way of doubling the shaking capacity. The dual shaking table consists of two levels. Each level will accept an E, EX or F size tray. However, with the dual table the shaking speed is limited to a maximum of 200 rpm.

On/Off-Switch

Order number: SMX1311
An integrated on/off button on the body of the shaker makes operating the machine simple and more flexible.

 

Terminal box

Order number: SMX1312
The terminal box is located at the back of the control unit with the power cable connected directly to it. This means a large plug is no longer required. The 11mm cable diameter allows it to fit through the access ports of many incubators. The cable length is 3.5 metres.

 

Two connection cables

Order number: SMX1313
There are two thinner cables between the shaker and the control unit, each 4.7 metres in length. The two cables can be pulled through a hole one at a time. The incubator must have an access port of at least 25 mm.

 

IQ-OQ Documentation

IQ-OQ (Installation Qualification and Operation Qualification) is an equipment qualification according to GMP procedure. Kuhner offers this service which can also be carried out at the customer’s premises.

Accessories

Shaker with separate control unit suitable for use in incubators with humidity

Universal trays

The universal tray can be fitted with clamps for Erlenmeyer flasks, test tube holders, microtiter plates, or custom made holders to suit your requirements. Rearranging these clamps and holders is quick and simple.

 

Order number

  Description
SM3002 Universal tray EU (420 x 420 mm)
SMX3002 Universal tray EXU (500 x 420 mm)
SM3003 Universal tray FU (800 x 420 mm)

Trays with fixed clamps

The clamps are riveted onto these trays and cannot be removed. They offer maximum stability and will often hold a larger number of flasks than universal trays. These trays (E, EX and F) are available in a variety of flask clamp sizes from 25 to 6000ml.

 

Tray E (420 x 420 mm) with fixed clamps

Order number

  Description Number of clamps
SM320025 E-25 ml 81
SM320050 E-50 ml 50
SM320100 E-100 ml 39
SM320125 E-125 ml 30
SM320150 E-150 ml 30
SM320200 E-200 ml 20
SM320250 E-250 ml 18
SM320300 E-300 ml 15
SM320500 E-500 ml 12
SM321000 E-1000 ml 9
SM321500 E-1500 ml 5
SM322000 E-2000 ml 5
SM323000 E-3000 ml 4
SM324000 E-4000 ml 2
SM325000 E-5000 ml 2
SM326000 E-6000 ml 1
Tray EX (500 x 420 mm) with fixed clamps

Order number

  Description Number of clamps
SMX320025 EX-25 ml 90
SMX320050 EX-50 ml 60
SMX320100 EX-100 ml 42
SMX320125 EX-125 ml 36
SMX320150 EX150 ml 32
SMX320200 EX-200 ml 25
SMX320250 EX-250 ml 21
SMX320300 EX-300 ml 18
SMX320500 EX-500 ml 14
SMX321000 EX-1000 ml 9
SMX321500 EX-1500 ml 8
SMX322000 EX-2000 ml 5
SMX323000 EX-3000 ml 4
SMX324000 EX-4000 ml 3
SMX325000 EX-5000 ml 3
SMX326000 EX-6000 ml 2
Tray F (800 x 420 mm) with fixed clamps

Order number

  Description Number of clamps
SM330025 F-25 ml 153
SM330050 F-50 ml 100
SM330100 F-100 ml 74
SM330125 F-125 ml 60
SM330150 F-150 ml 60
SM330200 F-200 ml 40
SM330250 F-250 ml 40
SM330300 F-300 ml 30
SM330500 F-500 ml 26
SM331000 F-1000 ml 16
SM331500 F-1500 ml 12
SM332000 F-2000 ml 9
SM333000 F-3000 ml 8
SM334000 F-4000 ml 5
SM335000 F-5000 ml 4
SM336000 F-6000 ml 3

Trays for microtiter plates

Kuhner has designed trays specifically for microtiter plates. Handles at the front of the tray open and close the special clamping mechanism allowing plates to be loaded and unloaded. Trays of different heights (22, 47 and 77mm) allow the stacking of up to four microtiter plates. The trays are suitable for all types of plates (deep well, low well, 24, 48 and 96 well).

Tray E (420 x 420 mm) for microtiter plates

Order number

  Description Number of microtiter plates
SM3502.22 E-MT.22 12 - 24
SM3502.47 E-MT.47 12 - 48
SM3502.77 E-MT.77 12 - 72
Tray F (800 x 420 mm)  for microtiter plates

Order number

  Description Number of microtiter plates
SM3503.22 F-MT.22 24 - 48
SM3503.47 F-MT.47 24 - 96
SM3503.77 F-MT.77 24 - 144
Tray F (800 x 420 mm)

Trays with rubber mat

The whole tray is covered with a rubber mat and is particularly suitable for
shaking containers at low speed (e.g. blood bags).

 

Order number

  Description
SM3602 Rubber mat EG (420 x 420 mm)
SMX3602 Rubber mat EXG (500 x 420 mm)
SM3603 Rubber mat FG (800 x 420 mm)

Trays with sticky strips

A tray fitted with sticky strips is especially useful for flasks shaken at low speeds (up to 200 rpm). The flask is placed directly on the sticky strip without the need for any other support. Flasks of all sizes can be used. Sticky strips are available individually or in sets and can also be supplied already fitted to a tray. The E-size tray accepts four strips, while the EX-size tray requires five strips and the F-size tray eight strips.

 

Order number

  Description
SMX330001 E-size tray with 4 sticky strips
SMX340001 EX-size tray with 5 sticky strips
SMX350001 F-size tray with 8 sticky strips
  1 sticky strip: 385 x 85 x 3 mm

Trays with support bars

These trays offer an alternative to both clamps and sticky mats and are ideal for tall containers. The tray is covered with a rubber mat and has an upright at each corner. E and EX size trays are fitted with four cross supports while the F tray is equipped with six. These support bars securely clamp containers.


Order number

  Description Number of longitudinal girders
SM4120.4 EA-tray with rubber mat and 4 cross supports 2
SMX4120.4 EXA-tray with rubber mat and 4 cross supports 2
SM4130.6 FA-tray with rubber mat and 6 cross supports 2

Trays for separating vessels

Kuhner has also designed a special tray for shaking separating vessels. This very flexible tray can take vessels of various sizes. It is also possible to add a second layer and double the capacity. Movable retaining rods allow vessels to be installed easily.

Tray E (420 x 420 mm)

Order number

  Description Number of separating vessels
SM420250 ES-250  5
SM4202502 ES-250/2   10 (2 layers)
SM420500 ES-500    4
SM4205002  ES-500/2 8 (2 layers)
SM421000  ES-1000   3
SM4210002  ES-1000/2     6 (2 layers)
Tray F (800 x 420 mm)

Order number

  Description Number of separating vessels
SM430250 FS-250 10
SM4302502 FS-250/2 20 (2 layers)
SM430500 FS-500 8
SM4305002 FS-500/2 16 (2 layers)
SM431000 FS-1000 6
SM4310002 FS-1000/2 12 (2 layers)

Trays for centrifuge tubes

The use of centrifuge tubes (e.g. 50ml Falcon tubes, TPP 50ml and 600ml tubes) in cell culture screening is well established. Kuhner offers special trays in two different sizes for this purpose. The EX tray has a capacity of 72 (3x24) 50ml centrifuge tubes while the larger F size tray can take 120 (5 x 24) 50ml tubes.

 

Tray EX (500 x 420 mm)

Order number

  Description Number of centrifuge tubes
SMX3804 50ml Tube EX-tray (EPFL) 3 x 24 = 72
Tray F (800 x 420 mm)

Order number

  Description Number of centrifuge tubes
SM3805 50ml Tube F-tray (EPFL) 5 x 24 = 120

Kuhner Insight Software

The user-friendly Kuhner Insight software was developed for supervision, monitoring, and recording of data. The software is easy to operate

Interfaces

Kuhner shakers are equipped with a CAN-bus. CAN-USB, CAN-Ethernet, EMI-60 and NET-60 are all well established interfaces.

FAQ

Shaker with separate control unit suitable for use in incubators with humidity

FAQ

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Is linear shaking available?

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Will the ES-X fit in my incubator?

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This question must be answered individually. Please contact us to discuss this further.

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Is the ES-X too heavy for my incubator?

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Some incubator manufacturers offer reinforced static shelves which are suitable for the ES-X.

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Is it possible to fit a dual table on an ES-X?

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Yes

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Can the machine be used in the GMP sector?

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Yes

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Is IQ-OQ documentation available for the shakers?

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Yes

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Is there a fixed stopping point?

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Yes, there are actually 48 stopping points which can be programmed..