Centrifuge, Sorvall, Model RC-3B+

Centrifuge, Sorvall, Model RC-3B+


Kendro Laboratory Products


RC-3B Plus


Available for scheduled use. Contact John Strohl at jstrohl@iastate.edu or (515) 294-0306 for availability.

Power Specifications

Motor: Spindle driven, Sorvall RC-3B+, SN 9904205
Voltage/Amperage: 200-240V/Single Phase/30A
Speed Settings: 0-6,000 rpm @ 60 Hz.
Temperature Range: -20°C to +40°C
Time Settings: Up to 30 min @ 60 Hz; up to 35 min @ 50 Hz.


Standard Operating Procedure (PDF)

The Sorvall Model RC-3B Plus is a large-capacity centrifuge for low speed (up to 6,000 rpm) work. The centrifuge operates over a temperature range of -20°C to +40°C and a time range of up to 35 min (plus a “Hold” setting that allows operation without a time limit). The centrifuge has a speed selection range of 0-6,000 rpm.At 5,000 rpm, the centrifuge has a maximum relative centrifugal force of 7277 x g.