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TRB trb at gmx.deletethis.ch
Tue Dec 19 09:57:53 EST 2000

TRB wrote:

>  Dear collegues,
>  I am curious to know what kind of centrifuges (and what speed) you
>  are using to spin down your live worms.
>  In Boston we used to have the cheap IEC "pots" to spin 15ml Falcon
>  tubes.
>  Here in Basel, I had such a pot too.
>  Now, I'd like to get something new, but it seems one can't get these
>  old "pots" anymore.
>  What are "modern", cheap alternatives to spin down worms, and wash them?
>  I guess the usual standard is still 15ml Falcon tubes. Are there other
>  tubes
>  people use routinely?
>  What is better?  fixed angle, or swinging (horizontal) rotors?
>  thank you for any replies.
>  Thomas

I have just come across a web site that sells "old", refurbished etc.
lab equipment, they had two of the pots (IEC HS-N) for sale.



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