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Centrifuge Tubes


  • 0.5, 1.0, & 2.0 mL Microcentrifuge Tubes
  • 5 mL Microcentrifuge Tubes
  • 15 & 50 mL Centrifuge Conical Tubes, Sterile

Pirouet Centrifuge Tubes are the trusted choice in laboratories all around the world, for applications ranging from 0.5 mL to 50 mL. It all begins with a proprietary, ultra-pure resin that ensures optimal clarity, purity, and strength. Plus, over two decades of research and innovation have been instilled into these tubes, resulting in a product that performs to expectation and provides tremendous value.

  • Solidly constructed for high speed centrifugation.
  • All tubes are autoclavable.
  • Maximum Recommended Temperature for all tubes is 121ºC except for Item # 1230-00 which is 95ºC.
  • Minimum Recommended Temperature for all tubes is -90ºC.
  • All tubes have a writing area.
  • Certified free of detectable RNase, DNase, DNA, PCR inhibitors, and tested pyrogen-free. Sterile product is certified pyrogen-free.

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Microcentrifuge Tubes

  • Two cap styles to suit customer preference:
    • Boil-proof caps are ideal for rigorous high-temp applications and tight storage conditions.
    • Large, boil-resistant caps (1260-XX only) are easy to open & close, with a large labeling surface.
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5 mL Centrifuge Tube

  • Pirouet 5 mL microcentrifuge tubes are the perfect intermediate volume option between traditional microcentrifuge tubes and 15 mL conical tubes.
  • Suitable for all rotors and racks that hold 15 mL conical tubes—no adapters needed.
  • Graduated every 250 μL for easy volume estimation.
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Centrifuge Tube Accessories

  • Ease fatigue when opening and closing large numbers of microtubes.

Cap Locks

  • Securely seal microcentrifuge tubes against the rigors of boiling.
  • Large, easy-to-grip tab permits safe insertion and removal from boiling water and heating blocks.
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15 & 50 mL Conical Tubes

  • High-clarity, medical-grade polymer.
  • Graduations every 1 mL (15 mL tube) or 5 mL (50 mL tube) increments.
  • Rated to 15,000 × G.
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