Vortex mixers and their benefits

  • A laboratory has several tasks and hence have various devices for different applications.
  • One of the common devices found in a laboratory is the Vortex mixer. A Vortex mixer is capable of mixing small vials of liquid. The task is not very hard and hence the device is quite as simple one too.
  • The device has an electric motor with a drive shaft that is vertically oriented and also attached to a cupped rubber piece mounted slightly off centre. The motor drives the rubber piece at the top in a circular motion and thus has results.
  • The way it works is a test tube is inserted into the rubber piece and thus it rotates. It has many speed options for different purpose.

Vortex Mixers from Neuation:

  • Neuation is poplar for next generation laboratory equipment and is an ISO 13485:2003 certified laboratory equipment manufacturer.
  • Their products are manufactured in India and are of International Standard besides which they are also follow the International CE standards.
  • Besides many other laboratory equipment, Neuation also manufactures the mini vortex mixers. These are tiny vortex mixers which are equipped with long lasting BLDC motors and deliver more than enough RPM for a quick mixing with an orbital diameter of 4.5 mm.
  • It can be activated by a single press and is smartly designed and hence has an enhanced life.

The two vortex mixers from Neuation are described below:

I Swix Jr,. VT:

 i Swix Jr. VT.

  • This is a tiny vortex mixer with a very small footprint. It has adjustable speed and delivers up to 4500 RPM.
  • It is manufactured using a brush less DC motor that makes sure it is free of maintenance.
  • It is microprocessor controlled and thus it is possible to set the speed even under varying load conditions.

The detailed specifications go like this:

  • Max Speed: 4500 RPM
  • Orbital Diameter: 4.5 mm
  • Motor Type: BLDC (Brush less DC)
  • Max tube Diameter: 30 mm
  • Max load Capacity: 500 gm
  • Activation: Press & continuous name
  • Protection Class: IP 43
  • Inbuilt counter balance: Yes
  • Power Supply: Universal
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 100 x 100 x 67 mm
  • Weight: 0.55kg

I Swix Jr.:

vortex mixer-i Swix Jr

vortex mixer-i Swix Jr

This too is a tiny vortex mixer with a very small footprint. The detailed specifications go like this:

  • Speed: 4500 RPM
  • Orbital Diameter: 4.5 mm
  • Motor Type: BLDC (brushless DC)
  • Max Tube Diameter: 30 mm
  • Max load capacity: 500 gm
  • Press Activation: Yes
  • Protection Class: IP 43
  • Inbuilt Counter balance: Yes
  • Power Supply: Universal
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 100 x 100 x 67 mm
  • Weight: 0.55 kg
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What is Vortex mixer and Vortex mixer functions ?

vortex mixer-i Swix Jr

  • A laboratory consists of many different kinds of devices and one would expect which have various applications.
  • The Vortex mixer is one such device that is commonly found in a laboratory.
  • The chief purpose of a Vortex Mixer is to mix small vials of liquid. It is a fairly simple device which has a electric motor with a drive shaft that is
    vertically oriented and also attached to a cupped rubber piece mounted slightly off center.
  • The way it works is that the motor drives the rubber piece at the top in a circular motion. Hence if a test tube is inserted into the rubber piece the test tube too will rotate and hence the contents of the test tube will rotate too.
  • Like any other common laboratory device there are options of speed too. You can set the speed, and several other settings like to run continuously or to run only when pressure is applied to the rubber piece. So the next time any asks you about common laboratory instruments and devices, or specially like what is a vortex mixer, you won’t be caught off guard.
  • This device (the vortex mixer) was the invention of the Kraft Brothers while working for Scientific Industries way back in the 1960s.

Vortex mixer functions:

vortex mixer-i Swix Jr. VT.

  • The place where you are most certain to find a Vortex mixer is a bioscience laboratory.
  • The cell culture and microbiology laboratories usually have a requirement to suspend the cells and that is where a vortex mixer comes in handy.
  • While a vortex mixer can also be used to mix the reagents of an assay or to mix an experimental sample and a dilutant. Such requirements are often found in a biochemical or analytical laboratory.

Complete Laboratory with Neuation:

  • Neuation Technologies is one place where many different kinds of laboratory products and devices are available and you are most certainly bound to find the device to suit your requirements.
  • This includes a mini vortex mixer which is equipped with a long lasting BLDC motor capable of delivering 4500 RPM. This assists in quick mixing with an orbital diameter of 4.5 mm.
  • They are available and are designed such that they can be activated at a touch of a button; in the sense that the load does not directly affect the switch. This helps to enhance the durability of the product.
  • The vortex mixer price may vary from vender to vender, however you can be sure to find a good deal when you choose Neuation.