Microfuge 20

Speed and versatility in a compact footprint. Fast, cool and versatile, the high-performance Microfuge® 20 Series are precisely designed to meet a wide variety of application needs including,
  • Nucleic acid and protein preparation
  • Pelleting, extractions
  • Purifications
  • Concentrations
  • Phase separations and receptor binding
  • Rapid sedimentation of protein precipitates, particulates and cell debris.
Paired with Beckman Coulter Microfuge Series rotors, this mini-centrifuge series offers you all the flexibility you need for your separation protocols.
  • 15,000 RPM
  • 20,627 x g


Designed for a variety of applications, including nucleic acid and protein preparation, phase separations and receptor binding, and rapid sedimentation of protein precipitates, particulates and cell debris

Meet your Application Needs

  • Available in refrigerated and non-refrigerated designs
  • Four different rotor options from for ultimate flexibility
  • Optional BioCertified rotor for safe processing of hazardous samples

Increased Speed and Capacity

  • Fast sample processing at maximum speeds of up to 15,000 rpm (20,627 x g)
  • Spin more samples per run with a maximum capacity of 36 x 1.5/2.0 mL tubes

An Intuitive Addition to your Lab

  • Efficient and easy-to-use interface displays both speed (rpm) and RCF (xg)
  • Reduced setup time with user-defined programs for common lab protocols
  • Lower total cost-of-ownership with increased energy efficiency

Increased Safety Measurements

  • Safely process samples with optional BioCertified* FA361.5 fixed angle rotor

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Product Specifications

Speed Control ± 50 rpm of set speed
Timed Run 10 sec to 99 min, 59 sec in 1 sec increments or continuous (∞)
Max Capacity Volume Range - 72 mL
Speed Display Actual rotor speed in 100 rpm increments or in RCF (when selected)
Temperature Range(s) Ambient temperature range: 5° to 40°C
Item Specifications Referenced B31600

Technical Documents

Content and Resources

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Product Catalog - Benchtop & Microcentrifuges This centrifuge product selection guide is designed to help you determine the most efficient centrifuge tools for your laboratory.
Efficient Kit-Free Nucleic Acid Isolation uses a Combination of Precipitation and Centrifugation Separation Methods Author: Julia P Luciano-Chadee, Beckman Coulter, Inc., Indianapolis, IN 46268 | Published 2017
Quantification of Cellular Toxicity with Particle Characterization and Centrifugation Beckman Coulter tools enable quantification of cellular toxicity caused by nanoparticles, reducing time to remove aggregated particles and quantifying cell toxicity in the presence of single-walled carbon nanotubes.
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