Laboratory Shaker: What are its uses and importance?

April 28, 2022by Kalstein
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An agitator is an instrument for use by laboratories mostly of chemistry and biology, it is used to mix solutions or preparations, suspensions, these liquids that are going to make mixed or agitated are placed in vessels, tubes or flasks, since its beginnings the manual agitator fulfilled the function of mixing liquids, with technological advances the agitator systems are used in all scientific laboratories, industrial, chemistry, biology, among others.

We can find from a simple stirrer that has a surface or plate to magnetic stirrers, and varied models to meet the needs and different processes of mixing, suspension, dispersion, homogenization, heat transfer that are made between liquids or between liquids and solids in order to achieve such processes, the stirring is done in different ways, depending on the type of stirrer that is used.

Uses of Laboratory Shakers

The main function of laboratory agitators is to agitate liquid media, through different processes and types of agitation; Conveniently this device is the ideal complement for any laboratory, they can perform different processes such as crystallize, fumigate, homogenize, etc. Laboratory agitators present different types such as magnetic stirrers, vertical agitators, hand stirrers and other agitation systems.ย 

In addition to the remarkable use of stirrers which is to be mixed, they are also used to introduce high reaction liquid substances by means of runoff, by this action the risks of causing an accident are reduced; we should also take into account their classification to highlight the uses, as some are used to heat and mix at the same time at a constant temperature and movement, so we invite you to continue reading the article.ย 

General components of Laboratory Shakers

Normally these equipment are generally composed of two components, mainly the propulsion system, which is the motor of the agitators, and second, but just as important is the rod thinks fundamental that transmits the motor movement to the middle; now depending on the medium and process laboratory agitators have different functions and possibilities.ย 

According to the models and the manufacturer, laboratory agitators can have more components, in addition to accessories, that increase their effectiveness and efficiency, these accessories improve and expand their applications; giving very simple handling. Other components are related to current models such as the keys on the front that regulates the speed of agitation, and the electrical part that is simple and practical integrated to the housing that improve its functionality.ย 

Types Of Laboratory Shakers

If you are thinking of buying a stirrer for your laboratory and want to know how many exist in the market and which fits your typology of work, then we present the ones you can find on the market:ย 

  • Magnetic stirrers.
  • The magnetic stirring bar.ย 
  • Rod or vertical shakers.ย 
  • Vortex shakers.ย 
  • Tray shakers.
  • Orbital shakers.
  • Roller shakers.
  • Wheel stirrers.

Laboratory agitators brand KALSTEIN

Definitely our brand agitators are the market leading competition with a YR series of laboratory agitator models that cover the requirements of the standard and meet the requirements of any laboratory, here we present them to you HERE visit and clarify doubts regarding these equipment:ย 

  • Linear Shaker YR03781- YR03782
  • Orbital Shaker YR03778 – YR03780
  • 3D Shaker YR03784
  • Oscillating Shaker YR03783
  • Rotation Shaker YR03777
  • Wheel Shaker YR03776
  • Rolling Shaker YR03775
  • Multifunction Shaker YR03774

The KALSTEIN YR series are market-leading equipment, suitable for agitation tasks with culture plates, flasks and vessels, all small vessels and microplates, widely used in physical and chemical analysis, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, clinical laboratories and blood donation centers; among other research areas.ย 

Visit us on our website, we guarantee you an interesting tour of the high range of products that in KALSTEIN we have for you, you will be able to request technical service, we assure you that through our online shopping channels you will have the best options, enter the following link: HERE ย reminding you that we are Company manufacturer of High Level Laboratory Equipment.

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