Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ Steri-Cycle CO2 Incubators

The Thermo ScientificFormaSteri-Cycle series CO2 Incubators represents a new era in advanced incubator design for sensitive cultures like stem and primary cells in leading research, pharmaceutical and clinical laboratory applications.

Through a holistic approach to culturing, our newest incubator series provides everything necessary for your most demanding and highly critical applications. By combining our latest technology advancements in contamination control and uniform growth conditions with existing proven and reliable features, you are now able to achieve your goals faster, more reliably, and with less effort

Details

Category:
Life Science – Lab Equipments – CO2 Incubators

Manufacture:
Thermo Scientific

  • Better solutions for optimal cell growth
    Revolutionary Thermo Scientific™THRIVE™ active airflow technology delivers homogeneous growth conditions fast, avoiding unwanted sample variation.
  • Complete contamination control
    Proven protection from every direction including ISO class 5 HEPA filtered air, on-demand high-temperature sterilization, and easy to maintain copper.
  • Enhanced simplicity
    Designed to focus on convenience, allowing you to spend more time on your research and less time managing your incubator.
Forma Steri-Cycle i160 CO2 IncubatorForma Steri-Cycle i250 CO2 Incubator
ConstructionChamber volume165L (5.8 cu.ft.)255L (9.0 cu ft)
Interior chamberelectropolished stainless steel or 100% solid copper
Exterior chamber18 gauge (1 mm), cold-rolled steel, powder coated
Access port42 mm diameter
Data outputsremote alarm contacts, USB, and optional 4-20 mA
DimensionsInternal dimensions (w x h x d)470 x 607 x 576 mm607 x 670 x 629 mm
External dimensions (w x h x d)637 x 900 x 880 mm774 x 968 x 934 mm
Operating weight83 kg (without accessories), (183 lbs)97.5 kg (215 lbs)
ShelvesDimensions (w x d)423 x 465 mm (16.7 x 18.3 in)560 x 500 mm (22.05 x 19.68 in)
Number standard/maximum03-Oct03-Dec
Max. load per shelf/total load10/30 kg (22/66 lbs)10/30 kg (CU models), 14/42 kg*(SST models)
Constructionperforated, adjustable
ElectricalRated voltage1/N/PE AC (± 10%), 230, 220V, 120V, 100V
Nominal kW consumption (Steri-Run)0.56 (1.06) – 230V, 0.51 (0.97) – 220V  0.55 (1.01) – 120V, 0.39 (0.72) – 100V 0.76 (1.26)- 230V, 0.69 (1.16) -220V, )               0.75 (1.25)-120V, 0.53(0.89)-100V
Rated frequency50/60 Hz
Heat emission to environment at 37°C0.06 kWh/h0.07 kWh/h
During Steri-Run:0.26 kWh/h (average), 0.78 kWh/h (heating time), 0.59 kWh/h (hold time)
TemperatureControl±0.1°C
RangeRange 3°C above ambient to 55°C
Uniformity< ±0.3°C
Ambient range18…34°C
Tracking alarm±1°C
Sterilization cycleCycle temperature180°C on all internal surfaces
Cycle durationUnder 12 hours
HumidityRH>_93% @ 37°C
Humidity reservoirmax. 3L / min 0.5L
CO2Control± 0.1%
Range1-20%
Tracking alarm±1%
Inlet pressure12-15 PSI (0.8-1.0 bar)
Gas puritymin. 99.5 or medical quality
CO2 inlet1/8″ hose (barbed)
O2  (OPTION)Control± 0.1%
Range1-21% or 5-90%
Tracking alarm±1%
Inlet pressure12-15 PSI (0.8-1.0 bar)
Gas puritymin. 99.5 or med. Quality
O2 inlet1/8″ hose (barbed
Forma Steri-Cycle i160 CO2 Incubator Stainless Steel InteriorCopper Interior
TC Sensor    
Single chamber with TC CO2 sensor, 230V 50/60Hz5103030351030302
Dual chamber with TC CO2 sensor, stacking adapter, and roller dolly 230V 50/60Hz5014551950145521
IR Sensor    
Single chamber with IR CO2 sensor, 230V 50/60Hz5103053451030533
Dual chamber with IR CO2 sensor, stacking adapter, and roller dolly 230V 50/60Hz5014552350145525
Forma Steri-Cycle i250 CO2 Incubator Stainless SteelStainless Steel InteriorCopper Interior
TC Sensor    
Single chamber with TC CO2 sensor, 230V 50/60HZ5103098251030981
IR Sensor    
Single chamber with IR CO2 sensor, 230V 50/60HZ5103100051030999