• Optima TX150 Heated Circulating Bath

    The TX150 series of advanced digital thermostats offer excellent temperature stability and temperature control for demanding applications in the range of -15°C to 150°C. The TX150 heating circulator can be used in combination with any Grant stainless steel or plastic tank or with a T-CLAMP for independent use of virtually any vertical sided tank.

    • Cooling/heating range -15°C to 150°C
    • Stability ±0.01ºC / Uniformity  ±0.05ºC
    • Tank options 5L to 38L
    • Powerful integral pump for external fluid circulation
    • Large, bright full colour display with a choice of 5 languages
    • Low-liquid detection (float switch)
    • 5 point user calibration
    • Easy to program via interface or remotely via PC / Laptop with Labwise® software

    Applications

    • University research – temperature control of external equipment such as electrophoresis tanks or jacket vessels
    • Industrial labs – temperature probe calibration

    Specifications

    Dimensions (h x d x w) 342 x 172 x 141mm
    Stability (DIN 12876) @70ºC 0.01±ºC
    Uniformity (DIN 12876) @70ºC 0.05±ºC
    Setting resolution 0.1ºC
    Display Full colour QVGA TFT
    Timer function 1 minutes to 99 hours 59 minutes
    No. of temperature presets 3
    Re-calibration points 5
    Socket for external probe (TXPEP, TXSEP)
    Communications interface USB, RS232
    Programmable Remote via PC/laptop 1 program/30
    Relays 1
    Safety – over temperature Adjustable cut-out
    Fluid level – float
    Language options EN, FR, DE, IT, ES
    Alarms (can be configured to switch a relay) High and low
    Heater power – 230V 1840W
    Heater power – 120V 1445W
    Electrical power – 230V 2000 (50-60Hz)
    Electrical power – 120V 1500 (50-60Hz)
    Height above tank rim 200mm
    Depth below tank rim 145mm
    Maximum pressure (water) 310mbar
    Maximum flow (water)310mbar 18L/min
    Pump connector Fits 9mm inner diameter tubing
    Pump connector Fits 15mm inner diameter tubing
    Weight 2.6kg

    Downloads

    Product Manuals:

     

    Technical Datasheets:

     

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    Products in range

    Model Number

    Unit Size

    TX150-ST5 5 L
    TX150-ST12 12 L
    TX150-ST18 18 L
    TX150-ST26 26 L
    TX150-ST38 38 L
    TX150-P5 5 L
    TX150-P12 12 L
    TX150-P18 18 L

    Accessories

    Accessory Cooling

    Optional accessory cooling systems

    Part No

    Description

    C1G 0ºC to 40ºC**
    C2G -15ºC to 40ºC***

    Accessory Notes

    ** The cooling coil can be continuously immersed in liquids up to 100ºC with the cooler switched off and may be used to cool liquid down from 100ºC but it is not designed for continuous operation above 40ºC.
    *** Minimum operating temperature without accessory cooling is ambient +5ºC (amb.+ 15ºC for P5 and ST5 tanks).

    Bridge Plates

    For use with stainless steel and plastic tanks

    Part No

    Description

    G-BTS Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to ST5 tank
    G-BTL Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to ST12, 18, 26 & 38 tanks
    G-BSS Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to S5 tanks
    G-BSL Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to S12, 18, 26, 38 tanks
    T-BTS Bridge plate replacement fits T Optima heating circulator models to ST5 tank
    T-BTL Bridge plate replacement fits T Optima heating circulator models to ST12, 18, 26 & 38 tanks
    T-BSS Bridge plate fits T Optima heating circulator models to S5 tank
    T-BSL Bridge plate fits T Optima heating circulator models to S12, 18, 26 & 38 tanks
    T-BYWS Bridge plate fits T Optima heating circulator models to Y6 & W6 tanks
    T-BYWL Bridge plate fits T Optima heating circulator models to Y14, 28 & 38 tanks also W14, 28 & 38 tanks
    G-BPS Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to P5 tank
    G-BPL Bridge plate fits G Optima heating circulator models to P12 & 18
    T-BPS Bridge plate replacement fits T Optima heating circulator models to P5 tank
    T-BPL Bridge plate replacement fits T Optima heating circulator models to P12 & 18 tanks

     

    Clamp

    To attach heating circulators to any vertical sided tank

    Part No

    Description

    T-CLAMP Allows heating circulator to be attached to virtually any vertical sided vessel with a maximum wall thickness of 35mm for rectangular tanks, 30mm for circular tanks (300mm diameter), and capacity up to 50L

    External Probes

    For monitoring and controlling temperature of remote loads

    Part No

    Description

    TXPEP Flexible plastic probe, 3m cable
    TXSEP Stainless steel probe, 3m cable

    Heated Circulating Bath – Lids

    To help reduce evaporation / heat loss and avoid sample contamination*

    Part No

    Description

    STL5 Flat stainless steel lid for 5L bath
    STL12 Gabled, hinged (removable) stainless steel lid for 12L bath
    STL26 Gabled, hinged (removable) stainless steel lid for 18L and 26L bath
    STL38 Gabled, hinged (removable) stainless steel lid for 38L bath
    PL5 Flat, stainless steel lid for 5L bath
    PL12 Curved plastic lid for 12L bath
    PL18 Curved plastic lid for 18L bath

    Accessory Notes

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

    Heated Circulating Bath – Racks

    To optimise available bath capacity.

    Part No

    Tube size

    Capacity

    VR-13 Ø10-13 mm 65
    VR-19 Ø16-19 mm 36
    VR-24 Ø24 mm 23
    VR-30 Ø30 mm 14
    VR-SE 0.5 ml 102
    VR-LE 1.5ml 75
    QR-13 Ø10-13 mm 30
    QR-19 Ø16-19 mm 16
    QR-24 Ø24 mm 10
    QR-30 Ø30 mm 5
    QR-SE 0.5 ml 44
    QR-LE 1.5 ml 35

    Accessory Notes

    Number of racks accommodated in stainless steel / plastic baths:

    5 litres: 1 x QR
    12 litres: 2 x VR
    18 litres: 4 x VR
    26 litres: 4 x VR
    38 litres: 6 x VR

    Labwise

    Optional PC software

    Part No

    Description

    Labwise Allows two-way communication for status display, programming and data capture

    Polypropylene Spheres

    Ideal alternative to a lid*

    Part No

    Description

    Packs per bath

    PS-20 Pack of 300 polypropylene spheres 1 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.

    Pump Connectors

    Optional

    Part No

    Description

    P-M6 Replacement plastic pump inlet/outlet connector. Fits tubing 9mm inner dia. Temperature range -50 to 200ºC
    P-M11 Replacement plastic pump inlet/outlet connector. Fits tubing 15mm inner dia. Temperature range -50 to 200ºC
    M-SR4 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, dual seal super rapid 4mm. Fits semi rigid tubing 4mm outer dia. Temperature range -20 to 100ºC
    M-SR6 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, dual seal super rapid 6mm. Fits semi rigid tubing 6mm outer dia. Temperature range -20 to 100ºC
    M-SR8 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, dual seal super rapid 8mm. Fits semi rigid tubing 8mm outer dia. Temperature range -20 to 100ºC
    M-HB7 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, hose barb 7mm. Fits flexible tubing 7mm inner dia. Temperature range -40 to 120ºC
    M-HB9 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, hose barb 9mm. Fits flexible tubing 9mm inner dia. Temperature range -40 to 120ºC
    M-HB12 Metal pump inlet/outlet connector, hose barb 12mm. Fits flexible tubing 12mm inner dia. Temperature range -40 to 120ºC
    M-UC Metal pump inlet/outlet plate, 1/4‘‘ BSP/G1/4 female. Temperature range -50 to 200ºC

    Raised Shelves

    To allow accommodation of shallow vessels

    Part No

    Description

    RS14 For 12L bath
    RS22 For 18L bath
    RS28 For 26L or 38L bath
    RS38 For 38L bath