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Eberbach EL685 Tube Rotators

By Eberbach
Eberbach EL685 Tube Rotators

Eberbach's Tube Rotator EL685 is recommended for extractions, tissue culture specimens, dissolving slow reacting samples and resuspending blood solids in plasma.

Single speed drive (12 rpm) provides uniform rotary motion. Includes simple system for adjusting position of the tube adaptor in angles from 0° to 90°. Elastic shaft drive allows you to load or remove tubes while motor is running. This lightweight unit (13.2 lbs), uses 8" diameter aluminum tube adaptors, sold separately, to hold 16 tubes of 12-16mm; 15 tubes of 15-20mm; 12 tubes of 20-24mm; or 10 tubes of 23-28mm diameter. The tube adaptors are easily removable, and can be used as carrying trays.


  • Rotation speed is set at a constant 12 rpm
  • Main power switch is provided with bright indicator lamp
  • Includes system for adjustment of rotation angle
  • Elastic shaft drive permits the exchange of tube adaptors while the motor is running
  • Ideal for growing bacteria and tissue culture in test tubes to achieve even distribution of media over cells
  • Four (4) sizes of lightweight aluminum tube adaptors (with PVC coated clamps) are available as accessories, for tubes from 12 to 28mm in diameter

Rock-Solid Construction:

  • Designed and manufactured under an approved ISO 9001 quality system
  • Epoxy-coated outer casing


Rotator Motor: Motor is designed for continuous duty operation
Rotation Speed: 12 rpm
Setup Options: Four (4) sizes of lightweight aluminum tube adaptors are available, as accessories, for rotating tubes from 12 to 28 mm in diameter
Type of Mounting: Benchtop
Rubber feet prevent creeping
Power Requirements: US/Japan: 115V, 50/60Hz; Europe/Australia: 230V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption: 80 Watts
Dimensions: 7.5 in (19cm) H x 9.1 in (23cm) L x 7.9 in (20cm) W
Weight: 13.2 lbs (6 kgs)

Cat.No. Name EA    
286-EL685 Tube Rotator DISCONTINUED  
286-EL685A1 Tube adapter for 25 tubes, 12-16mm diam DISCONTINUED  
286-EL685A2 Tube adapter for 22 tubes, 15-20mm diam DISCONTINUED  
286-EL685A3 Tube adapter for 18 tubes, 20-24mm diam DISCONTINUED  
286-EL685A4 Tube adapter for 17 tubes, 23-28mm diam DISCONTINUED  

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