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SBB Aqua Plus Boiling Baths

The SBB Aqua Plus boiling baths are robust, reliable and provide continuous 100ºC operation.

The range consists of four models to suit a range of applications and any budget.

• Adjustable energy regulator provides steady boiling
• Constant level device maintains liquid level
• Robust and reliable design to withstand everyday wear and tear
• Simple, intuitive controls - quick and easy to set temperature
• Choice of sizes to suit individual applications
• Non-drip polycarbonate lid included as standard


  • Clinical, microbiology and pathology labs - media preparation
  • University research/teaching - tissue culture preparation, warming tissue culture media
  • Industrial laboratories - equipment sanitisation, sample preparation for immuno assays
  • Science education in schools/universities - practical science demonstration and experimentation



SBB Aqua 5 Plus

SBB Aqua 12 Plus

SBB Aqua 18 Plus

SBB Aqua 26 Plus

Dimensions (h x d x w)375 x 250 x 390mm440 x 385 x 390mm445 x 600 x 390mm445 x 600 x 390mm
Temperature range100ºC only100ºC only100ºC only100ºC only
Working area145 x 290mm315 x 290mm495 x 290mm495 x 290mm
Min/Max liquid depth50/125mm50/125mm50/125mm70/175mm
Temperature setting/energy regulationAnalogueAnalogueAnalogueAnalogue
SafetyTwo fixed thermal cut-outsTwo fixed thermal cut-outsTwo fixed thermal cut-outsTwo fixed thermal cut-outs
Heater power - 230V1500W1500W2000W2000W
Heater power - 120V1300W1350W1350W1350W
Supply voltage120 or 230V120 or 230V120 or 230V120 or 230V

Products in range


Model Number

Unit Size

SBB Aqua 5 with lid.jpgSBB Aqua 5 Plus5 L
SBB Aqua12+lid.pngSBB Aqua 12 Plus12 L
SBB Aqua 18 PLUS + lid.jpgSBB Aqua 18 Plus18 L
SBB Aqua 26 PLUS + lid.jpgSBB Aqua 26 Plus26 L


Polypropylene Spheres

Ideal alternative to a lid*

Part No


Packs per bath

PS-20Pack of 300 polypropylene spheres1 x 5/12L, 2 x 18/26L, 3 x 38L

Accessory Notes

* Between operating temperatures 60ºC and 100ºC and below room temperature a lid or layer of polypropylene spheres should be used.

Raised Shelves

To allow accommodation of shallow vessels


Part No


RS14 - RS raised shelve.pngRS14For 12L bath
RS22.jpgRS22For 18L bath
RS28.jpgRS28For 26L or 38L bath
RS38.jpgRS38For 38L bath

SBB – Base Tray

Required if flat-bottomed flasks are to be placed directly on the base of the bath and to promote thermal convection in the bath


Part No


SBT6.jpgSBT6SBB Aqua 5 Plus
SBT14.jpgSBT14SBB Aqua 12 Plus
SBT26.jpgSBT26SBB Aqua 18 Plus/SBB Aqua 26 Plus


Unstirred Water Bath – Lids

Directs condensation away from immersed vessels, avoids contamination, reduces evaporation and saves energy*

Part NoDescriptionFor
AQL5Transparent polycarbonate lidJBN5
AQL12Transparent polycarbonate lidJBN12
AQL26Transparent polycarbonate lidJBN18/JBN26
LU6*Stainless steel sloping lidJBN5
LU14*Stainless steel sloping lidJBN12
LU28*Stainless steel sloping lidJBN18/JBN26
LF6**Flat lid with 2 ring setsJBN5
LF14**Flat lid with 4 ring setsJBN12
LF28**Flat lid with 6 ring setsJBN18/JBN26

Accessory Notes

* lid or spheres recommended for use above 60ºC
** with ring sets of variable hole diameter to accomodate tall vessels whilst reducing evaporation

Unstirred Water Baths – Racks

Choice of 8 variants to accommodate different tube diameters and microtubes

Part No

Tube size Ø



Accessory Notes

No of racks accommodated in JB Nova water baths:

5 litres: 1 x J2
12 litres: 2 x J2
18 litres: 4 x J2
26 litres: 4 x J2

Liquid Sanitiser – SANIT1

New liquid stabiliser for the prevention of bacterial growth, fungal growth and slime in water baths.

Part No


SANIT14x 1L bottles with measuring cup included

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