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PCMT Thermoshaker

Our PCMT Thermoshaker with Cooling for Microtubes and Microplates is an ideal instrument for intensive mixing of samples with heating or cooling.

Variable speed, variable temperature thermoshaker with cooling with a choice of blocks for microtubes and microplates.

  • Fast heat-up and cooling times
  • Temperature setting range +4˚C to +100˚C
  • Temperature control range 15˚C below ambient to +100˚C
  • Shaking speed: 250 to 1400 rpm
  • Temperature uniformity ±0.1˚C
  • Even mixing across the thermoshaker block
  • Excellent uniformity across the block
  • Clear 16 x 2 character LCD display indicates the set and actual time of operation, mixing speed and temperature
  • Digital timer with sound alarm 1 min to 96 hours
  • Simultaneous or independent heating and mixing functions
  • Choice of 5 interchangable blocks including a block suitable for microplates:
    - HC18 20 (20 x 0.5 ml and 12 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
    - HC32 (20 x 0.2 ml and 12 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
    - HC24N (24 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
    - HC24 (24 x 2 ml microtubes)
    - HC96 (96-well microplate for PCR, 0.2 ml)

Block not included, please order separately.


  • Genetic analyses - extraction of DNA, RNA and further sample preparation
  • Biochemical studies of enzymatic reactions and processes
  • Extraction of metabolites from cellular material


Dimensions (h x d x w)130 x 230 x 205mm
Temperature range+4 to 100ºC
Temperature control range15 below ambient to +100ºC
Uniformity @4ºC0.6±ºC
Uniformity @37ºC0.1±ºC
Uniformity @100ºC0.3±ºC
Speed (average heat up) HC18 block from 100ºC to 25ºC5ºC/min (~15 minutes)
Speed (average heat up) HC18 block from @25ºC to 4ºC1.8ºC/min (~12 minutes)
Shaking speed250 to 1400rpm
Display (temperature)2 line x 16 character LCD
CapacitySee accessories
Capacity1 microplate
Orbit diameter2mm
Timer (with auto-off and audible alarm)1 minute to 96 hours (1 minute increment)
Maximum noise53.8dba
Heating/cooling power60W
External power supplyInput AC 120-230V, 50/60Hz Output DC 12V
Power consumption60W (4.9A)
Input voltage12V dc


Thermoshakers – PHMT - Interchangeable blocks

Part NoDescription
PSC18Interchangeable block for: 20 x 0.5ml microtubes plus 12 x 1.5ml microtubes
PSC24NInterchangeable block for: 24 x 1.5ml microtubes
PSC24Interchangeable block for: 24 x 2.0ml microtubes
PSC32Interchangeable block for: 20 x 0.2ml microtubes plus 12 x 1.5ml microtubes
PSC96Interchangeable block for: 96-well microplates (0.2ml)

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