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Hematokrit centrifuge model 210

The Gold Standard for determining hematocrit values!

Today, determining hematocrit values using centrifugation is still acknowledged as the Gold Standard (cf. DIN 58933-1*). In fact, the main area of application for hematocrit centrifuges is the determination of volume fraction of erythrocytes in blood. For this purpose, blood in hematocrit capillaries is centrifuged until maximum packed cell volume has been reached. Following centrifugation, the hematocrit value can be read using a special evaluation disc.

Preparing blood for photometric determination of bilirubin content in plasma and centrifuging special capillaries for quantitative Buffy Coat Analysis are further areas of application for this special-purpose centrifuge.





DIN 58933-1: Hematology - Procedure for determining the volume fraction of erythrocytes (packed cell volume) in blood - Part 1: Reference method based on centrifugation.

Technical specifications:

-Manufacturer Andreas Hettich GmbH & Co. KG
-D-78532 Tuttlingen
-Type 2104 2104-01
-Mains voltage (± 10%) 208 - 240 V 1∼ 100 - 127 V 1∼
-Mains frequency 50 - 60 Hz 50 - 60 Hz
-Connected load 250 VA 220 VA
-Current consumption 1.35 A 2.2 A
-Max. Capacity 24 x 2.2 ml
-Allowed density 1.2 kg/dm3
-Speed (RPM) 13000
-Force (RCF) 16060
-Kinetic energy 850 Nm
-Obligatory inspection (BGR 261) no
-Ambient conditions (EN 61010-1)
-Set-up site Indoors only
− Altitude Up to 2000 m above sea level
− Ambient temperature 2°C to 40°C
− Humidity Maximum relative humidity 80% for temperatures up to 31°C, linearly. Decreasing to 50% relative humidity at 40°C.
− Excess-voltage category
(IEC 60364-4-443) ΙΙ
− Pollution degree 2
Device protection class Ι
Not suitable for use in explosion-endangered areas.
− Emitted interference (suppression of radio interference)
EN 55011,
Group 1, Class B
EN 61000-3-2
EN 61000-3-3
FCC Class B
− Interference immunity EN 61000-6-1 ----
Noise level (dependent on rotor) ≤ 58 dB (A)


− Width 275 mm
− Depth 330 mm
− Height 247 mm
− Weight approx. 10 kg