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Sorvall Discovery 90SE Ultracentrifuge Floor Centrifuge 90K RPM Warranty

Tested 80,000 RPM. No Rotor. Includes 90-Day Warranty.
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Availability: In stock


Fully-Functional Sorvall Ultracentrifuge in Excellent
Condition - Guaranteed with a 90-Day Warranty

This Sorvall Discovery 90SE Ultracentrifuge has been thoroughly inspected and
tested by our technician who specializes in centrifuges. We were able to test this
ultracentrifuge to 80,000 rpm, very close to its maximum speed specification of
90,000 rpm, and we have no doubt it will reach this maximum speed without issue.

This centrifuge is in excellent physical condition and all the features have been
tested and verified fully-functional.

Want to add a rotor to your 90SE?

This centrifuge doesn’t come with a rotor, but we have compatible rotors in stock
so please don’t hesitate to contact us about adding a rotor to your purchase.

Excellent Condition Both Inside and Out

This ultracentrifuge has been inspected and cleaned by our staff to ensure you
receive this instrument in its best possible condition. Both the rotor chamber and
centrifuge exterior are in excellent physical condition, with a few spots having
been professionally repaired and painted.

There is a slight imperfection in the display screen window and a scratch on the
surface of the keypad, but neither of these affects performance.

Flawless Performance - Tested by Technician to 80,000 RPM

Thoroughly inspected and tested by our resident centrifuge specialist, this centrifuge
was tested to 80,000 rpm with no problem. Also, the refrigeration, vacuum, door
lock, control panel buttons, display screen, and all settings have been tested.

We were able to test this ultracentrifuge to 80,000 rpm, very close to its maximum
speed specification of 90,000 rpm, and we have no doubt it will reach this maximum
speed when paired with a rotor rated for 90,000 rpm.

The following tests were performed:

- Tested centrifuge to 80,000 rpm
- Refrigeration works well, cooling to 0°C
- Vacuum held properly
- All control panel buttons tested
 -Display screen is clear and bright
- Brakes well at the end of a run
- Door lock checked

From Experienced Centrifuge Dealer to your Facility

New Life Scientific is no stranger to centrifuges. Over the past four years we have
dealt in and worked on a wide variety of benchtop and floor centrifuges from the top
manufacturers, including Eppendorf, Beckman, and Sorvall/Thermo.

You can have confidence in our technical evaluations and our warranty knowing that
we have actual in-house technicians who inspect, test, service, and repair centrifuges.
After their examinations and being cleaned inside and out, they often leave our shop
meeting manufacturer specs.

When you buy from us, you’re not just buying a centrifuge. You also gain a resource
for after-sales support for any questions or issues that may arise, even after your
warranty expires.

90-Day Warranty for your Peace-of-Mind

We realize that buying pre-owned can be unnerving, so we include a 90-day warranty
on our equipment to protect you against any equipment failure or defects. If anything
goes wrong, our in-house support is only a phone call away.




Mfg. Date



Discovery 90 SE

Serial No.


Maximum speed

90,000 rpm

Max. centrifugal force

692,149 x g

Speed control accuracy

± 10 rpm (1,000 rpm to max. speed)

Time for acceleration and deceleration

About 5 min. from 0 to 100,000 rpm or vice versa

Rotor temperature control/display accuracy

± 0.5°C (set temperature is from 0°C to 40°C)

Set speed

1,000 rpm to max. speed in increments of 100 rpm

Vacuum system

Oil rotary vacuum pump and oil diffusion pump combined
Ultimate vacuum of 0.13 Pa

Noise level

53 dB (measured 1 m from front)

Maximum heat dissipation into room

1 kW/hr

Cooling method

Thermo-module cooling (CFC-free)

User interface

LCD display and keypad


RS232C x 1 CH

Ambient operating range

10°C to 35°C


208V, 50/60 Hz, 20 A max, Single phase

Dimensions (W x D x H)

31 x 27 x 39 in


400 kg (882 lb)