The OM1 is a compact bench top orbital mixer that is suitable for a wide range of mixing applications. The solid state speed control has a speed range of 20 - 200 RPM and is controlled from a single analogue control mounted on the front of the mixer. Slow acceleration is incorporated in the drive system to reduce the risk of spillage. When required the OM1 can run for extended periods unattended. A Nitrile mat is supplied fitted to the platform and is sufficient for holding containers at low speeds. For higher speeds optional racks can be supplied to accommodate a variety of different containers or flasks. The platform has 5 threaded inserts that can be used to secure attachments, stainless steel tulip clips are also available dedicated to conical flasks from 50ml to 2 litre.
Applications include general mixing, cell culturing, solubility studies, diagnostic testing, bacterial suspensions, extraction procedures, staining/destaining, washing procedures as well as many other biological and chemical tasks.