Stuart Scientific SBS40 24 Litre Shaking Water Bath, (without platform) , +10°C to 95°C

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Temperature range+10°C to 95°C**
Temperature stability± 0.25°C
Shaking speedFrom 20 upto 130rpm
Shaking orbitamplitude20mm
Internal dimensions (w x d x h)300 x 500 x 200 mm
Overall dimensions (w x d x h)335 x 580 x 330 mm
Net weight17kg
Electrical supply230V, 50hz, 1400W
  • £2005.51

*Please note Shaking Platforms must be ordered separately

*Please Note: There is a gap between the edge of the SBS40 and the SBS40/4 to allow excess steam to escape and condensate to fall back into the bath. This is a design intent and not a fault as a leak-tight seal would create an unsafe pressure chamber.

**Please note: An accessory polycarbonate or stainless steel cover is required to reach the maximum temperature of 95°C

  • Choice of linear or orbital shaking action
  • Digital display and selection of temperature
  • Low-level water sensor
  • Integral drain
  • Range of accessories

A water bath with integral shaking, a choice of the platform* is available to provide linear or orbital shaking action. The platforms require no special fitting and use strong magnets, which couple to the drive unit underneath the stainless steel tank. Vessels are securely held in place on the stainless steel platforms by a series of high-tension springs, which will accommodate almost any size and combination of vessels. The heater is mounted underneath the tank to allow easy cleaning. A low-level water sensor causes a warning to flash on the display to indicate when the water level is low, cutting power to the heater to prevent the bath from boiling dry. A drain is also incorporated to aid the emptying of the bath. The platforms will accommodate the following Erlenmeyer flasks: 8 x 250ml, or 6 x 500, or 4 x 1000ml capacity.

The speed and temperature controls are easy to use. The shaking speed is adjustable and electronic feedback control ensures accurately maintained speed. The water bath temperature is set and monitored via the easy-to-read LED display. In addition, the design incorporates an over-temperature protection system that tracks the set temperature and controls the heater in the event of a fault. The minimum set temperature is 10°C.

A range of stainless steel accessories is available designed to accommodate popular tube types ranging from 1.5ml microtubes up to 50ml centrifuge tubes. A choice of cover is also available, designed to reduce heat loss and evaporation in either stainless steel or plastic. The polycarbonate cover allows the cover to be hinged on either side of the bath depending on working conditions and preference.


SBS40/ 1Platform, linear shaking action
SBS40/ 2Platform, orbital shaking action
SBS40/ 3Platform, perforated
SBS40/ 4Polycarbonate cover, hinged
SWB3/ 1Stainless steel cover
SBS40/ 5Test tube rack, 143 x 1.5ml microtubes
SBS40/ 6Test tube rack, 120 x 13mm culture tubes
SBS40/ 7Test tube rack, 72 x 16mm culture tubes
SBS40/ 8Test tube rack, 56 x 15ml centrifuge tubes
SBS40/ 9Test tube rack, 30 x 26mm culture tubes
SBS40/ 10Test tube rack, 25 x 50ml centrifuge tubes

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  • Manufacturer
    Stuart Equipment (part of Cole-Parmer)
  • Country of Origin
    United Kingdom