Centrifuge Safety

A few key tips can help prevent centrifuge-related injuries in the lab

By Lab Manager

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Centrifuges are important laboratory tools used to separate liquids and gases based on density. If used improperly, this equipment can be dangerous for users because of the high centrifugal forces generated by the rotor during use. Common usage errors such as improper installation of the rotor and sample imbalance could pose major risks to the operator. 

Learn how to ensure your lab is practicing safe centrifuge use.

 

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Published: October 11, 2018

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