IKA Shakers: VORTEX 3

IKA’s VORTEX 3 shaker is designed for short-time operation with a touch function, activated by pressing a shaker attachment, or for continuous operation.

Key Features

  • Infinitely adjustable, wide speed range ensures maximum flexibility.
  • 3 interchangeable attachments and 7 inserts can be ordered separately, making the shaker suitable for a wide range of applications. These include Eppendorf tubes, microtiter plates and Erlenmeyer flasks.
  • All attachments securely click onto appliance in any position.
  • A special strap (VG 3.36) ensures easy handling of round/Erlenmeyer style flasks.
  • The unit has a sturdy metal zinc die cast casing.
  • The VORTEX’s compact design makes it ideal for any setting where space is at a premium.
  • Short-time operation can be activated by pressing an attachment (touch function).
  • The unit is extremely stable at high speeds. Specially designed feet use a silicon base with ultra-high vibration dampening.
  • Eccentric with ball bearings.
  • The VORTEX 3 is suitable for continuous operation with low self-heating due to self-ventilation of the motor.

Key Specifications

  • Shaking movement: orbital
  • Orbital diameter: 4 mm
  • Infinitely adjustable speed range: 500 – 2,500 rpm

Technical Data

  • Permissible ON time: 100%
  • Motor rating input: 58 W
  • Shaker diameter: 4 mm
  • Motor rating output: 10 W
  • Permissible relative humidity: 80%
  • Frequency: 50/60 Hz
  • Speed min (adjustable): 500 rpm
  • Width: 127 mm
  • Power input: 60 W
  • Voltage: 200 - 240/115/100 V
  • Weight: 4.5 kg
  • Height: 136 mm
  • Depth: 149 mm
  • Permissible ambient temperature max.: 40 °C
  • Permissible ambient temperature min.: 5 °C
  • Shaking table lock: no
  • Protection class according to DIN EN 60529: IP 21
  • Type of movement: orbital
  • Analog output: no
  • RS 232 interface: no
  • Speed display: none
  • Touch function: yes
  • Speed max.: 2500 rpm
  • Speed min.: 0 rpm
  • Operating mode: continuous operation
  • Number of microtiter plates: 1
  • Working with microtiter plates: yes
  • Timer: no

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