TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OF MINIFOR FERMENTOR-BIOREACTOR



PowerUniversal power supply for mains 100-245 V AC/50-60Hz, 560W, CE conform
DisplayLCD 4 x 40 digits with backlight illumination
Dimensions 22 x 40 x 38 cm (W x D x H)
Fermentor vessel Pyrex borosilicate glass with 6 to 8 threaded necks; 0.3, 0.4, 1, 3, 7 liter vessels
Temperature control High efficiency 150 W infrared (IR) radiation heat source with gilded parabolic reflector
RegulationFrom 5°C over RT to 70°C
Measurement From 0 to 99.9°C in 0.1°C steps
Precision ± 0.2°C (0 to 60°C)
Sensor Pt 100 incorporated in the glass electrode of the pH probe
pH control Sterilizable pH electrode pH 0-14 with automatic temperature correction, two-point semi-automatic calibration and Variopin connector
Resolution 0.01 pH unit
Precision ± 0.02 pH unit
pO2 control Sterilizable Clark type oxygen sensor with fast response, automatic temperature correction, two-point semiautomatic calibration, dissolved oxygen (DO) control through regulation of the airflow rate
Range 0 to 25 mg oxygen/ l, in 0.1 mg/l steps
Air flow 0 to 5 l/min in 0.01 l/min steps, measured by precise mass flow meter, linearity ± 3%, reproducibility ± 0.5%
Control Proportional valve controlled by microprocessor
Supplied air pressure 0.05 – 0.2 MPa (0.5 - 2 atm)
Agitation 50 W Vibromixer 0 to 20 Hz (0 to 1200 rpm) in 0.1 Hz steps (6 rpm) with 1 or more stirring discs; Sterility similar to magnetic coupling
Selectable parameter An additional parameter can be controlled by the instrument (foaming control, weight (for continuous cultures), pCO2, redox potential (ORP), conductivity, optical density, etc.); with standard 0-10V or 0-20mA output
PortsOne large quadruple sampling or additions port with four needles with LAMBDA PEEK double-seal connections, used for sampling, inoculation, antifoam, feeds, harvest, addition of correction solutions etc., additional double ports are available
PumpsUp to 4 independent pumps (PRECIFLOW, MULTIFLOW, HIFLOW or MAXIFLOW) with speed variation from 0 to 100 % can be used with MINIFOR laboratory fermenter-bioreactor
Gas flow control In addition to pumps, several electronic flow controllers with flow rate ranges of 0-5 l/min (MASSFLOW 5000) or 0-500 ml/min (MASSFLOW 500) can be used for the controlled addition of gases (e.g. N2, O2, air, CO2) in cell cultures; freely configurable gas station module, MINI-4-GAS
Working temperature 0 - 40 °C
Working humidity 0 - 90 % RH, not condensing
SecurityIEC 1010/1
Weight 7.5 kg
PC control Complete PC control and data processing using the fermentation software FNet (for up to 6 MINIFOR fermenters) or SIAM (for an even higher number of instruments)