QB Series Dry Block Heating Systems
A versatile general purpose system with two removable/interchangeable blocks and a comprehensive specification to suit most dry block heating applications in the laboratory.
- Temperature range ambient +5ºC to 130ºC, with rapid heat-up time
- Stability: ±0.1ºC
- Uniformity: ±0.1ºC
- Digital temperature control for optimal precision
- Range of convenient features including alarms, single and dual point calibration, programmed start/stop, ‘offset’ for known sample temperature variation and choice of external or internal probes
- External probe available for accurate in-sample or in-block temperature control
- Includes block removal tool for easy and safe removal of blocks.
A source of precision temperature control for general, routing applications and sensitive analytical procedures including enzyme digestions, enzyme activity studies and nucleid acid hybridisations.
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- High power heater for fast heat-up – 25ºC to 100ºC in only 15 minutes.
- Simple-to-use rotor plus two keys provide access to the interactive interface for fast, accurate set-up and use
- Clear digital display – easy to read from a distance for instant reassurance
- Convenient timer facility, with audible buzzer, for reaction timing and function timing, e.g. delayed heater switch-on/turn-off
- Wide range of interchangeable blocks enables you to mix and match sample tubes as desired – extraction tool supplied as standard for easy and safe removal of blocks.
- Optional safety cover – protects samples from contamination and users from accidental contact with hot blocks
- Overtemperature cut-out protects your samples and your workplace
- High quality, robust construction in streamlined coolwall aluminium and chemical-resistant plastic – durable in demanding environments
- Compact footprint to optimise use of benchspace
- Options include blocks for 0.2 ml tubes, strips and 96-well microtitre plates used in molecular biology and biotechnology applications (QBD2 & QBH2 only)
- Three programmable temperature/time segments plus end-of program segments (QBH2 only)
|Dimensions (h x d x w)||120 x 240 x 200mm||120 x 285 x 200mm||120 x 390 x 200mm||120 x 295 x 200mm|
|Temperature range @37°C||Ambient +5 to 130°C||Ambient +5 to 130°C||Ambient +5 to 130°C||Ambient +5 to 200°C|
|Uniformity within the block @37°C||0.1±ºC||0.1±ºC||0.1±ºC||0.1±ºC|
|Uniformity across similar blocks @37°C||0.2±ºC||0.2±ºC||0.2±ºC||0.2±ºC|
|Heat up time 25ºC to 100ºC||20 minutes||20 minutes||20 minutes||15 minutes|
|Three programmable temperature/ time segments plus end-of-program segments||–||–||–||•|
|Reaction timer, with audible buzzer||1 to 999 minutes||1 to 999 minutes||1 to 999 minutes||1 to 999 minutes|
|Function timer for delay of heater start-up/switch-off||Up to 72 hours||Up to 72 hours||Up to 72 hours||Up to 72 hours|
|Two-point calibration of internal and external probes||•||•||•||•|
|High/low temperature alarms, settable to within 0.5ºC of set temperature||•||•||•||•|
|Fault indication display||•||•||•||•|
|Extraction tool for easy and safe block removal||•||•||•||•|
|Safety||Thermal fuse||Thermal fuse||Thermal fuse||Thermal fuse|
|Heater power – 230V||150W||300W||600W||300W|
|Heater power – 120V||100W||200W||400W||200W|
|Supply voltage||120 or 230V||120 or 230V||120 or 230V||120 or 230V|
Dry Block Heaters – Interchangeable blocks
Extraction tool supplied as standard
|QB-0||Plain block without holes|
|QB-10||For 24 x ø 10mm test tubes, 50mm hole depth|
|QB-12||For 24 x ø12mm test tubes, 50mm hole depth|
|QB-13||For 12 x ø13mm test tubes, 50mm hole depth|
|QB-16||For 12 x ø16mm test tubes, 50mm hole depth|
|QB-17H||For 10 x Falcon tubes tall 17mm ø test tubes, 75mm hole depth|
|QB-18||For 12 x ø18mm test tubes, 50mm hole depth|
|QB-24||For 5 x ø24mm test tubes and universal bottles, 50mm hole depth|
|QB-50||For 4 x 50ml centrifuge test tubes, glass universals, 50mm hole depth ø29mm|
|QB-H||For 56 x 0.2ml microtube, 14mm hole depth, ø6.5mm|
|QB-E0||For 24 x 0.5ml microtube, 30mm hole depth, ø8mm|
|QB-E1||For 24 x 1.5ml microtube, 35mm hole depth, ø10.8mm|
|QB-E2||For 24 x 2.0ml microtube, 35mm hole depth, ø11mm|
|QB-E5||For 12 x 5.0ml microtube, 53.5mm hole depth, ø16.7mm|
|QB-DN||For 12 x 5.0ml microtube, 53.5mm hole depth, ø16.7mm|
Custom blocks available – please email for further information
External Temperature Probes
|QBEP||Standard probe for in-sample or in-block temperature control; encased in stainless steel sheath, ø3mm x 30mm long, with 350mm of cable.|
|QBEP-WM||Short-form probe for in-sample or in-block temperature control; encased in stainless steel sheath, ø3mm x 14mm long, with 350mm of cable.|
For molecular biology and biotechnology applications
|QDP-H||96 holes in microplate configuration for 0.2ml microplates, strips or individual tubes. Uniformity ± 0.3ºC within tubes across the block; 6.2mm ø holes, 14mm hole depth.|
|QDP-FL||Universal block for standard 96-well plates (u-well, v-well, flat bottom, high temperature). Uniformity ± 0.50ºC between wells; supplied with hinged, double layer lid to create an insulated incubation chamber.|
Double-size blocks 140 x 100 x 75mm supplied with additional extraction tool
Made from tough clear acrylic for maximum visibility whilst preventing accidental touching of a hot block or contamination of samples from splashes.
|QBL2||For QBD2 and QBH2|
Clearance height 85cm. Not required with QDP-FL Microtiter blocks.