But Peltier-based refrigerated incubators like the Incufridge are not just used for ambient conditions. They can be set at any temperature from 5 degrees C to 65 degrees C. Because the Peltier incubators are solid state, they are completely vibration-free unlike their compressor-based incubator cousins. “The older refrigerated incubator designs are built just like a refrigerator with a heater inside,” states Isaac Erickson of Revolutionary Science. “This is problematic because the refrigerators contain heavy compressors that vibrate and shake when regulating the temperature. Vibration can destroy samples.”
The new line of Revolutionary Science Incufridges vary in size from 25 liters to 77 liters in capacity. More sophisticated models are equipped with opaque or insulated glass doors and data loggers. The most significant feature that all Incufridge models share is the solid state Peltier-based, vibration-free design.
"We are proud of this design and hope that other incubator manufacturers will follow suit," states Isaac Erickson of Revolutionary Science. "It is slightly more expensive to develop them this way, but we are doing our best to keep our prices lower than the competition." The new line of Incufridges are currently in production and are available for purchase from Revolutionary Science, VWR or Thermo Fisher Scientific.
About Revolutionary Science
In 1999, Revolutionary Science was founded after the birth of the company's first microcentrifuge. Years later, Revolutionary Science designs and manufactures incubators, centrifuges, autoclaves, automated cell and colony counters and water baths.
Registered with the FDA and ISO, Revolutionary Science is a Minnesota company dedicated to the manufacturing of precision l
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved