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Mixers and Shakers

Just about every mixing action is available from Ratek whether you need mix in single tubes on a vortex mixer or large flasks on a platform shaker. Mixers such as the VM1, RSM6, BTR5 &10 suitable for tubes, whilst the platform mixers from the MM1 to the OM8 offer different mixing actions and capacities. Also offered is the RM4 end over end type mixer and the UM12 flask shaker. Two models of magnetic stirrer are also in the range.

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VM1 Vortex Mixer

A durable, easy to use general purpose vortex mixer. Two operating modes allow the mixer to operate continuously, or by applying downward pressure to the cup when inserting a tube.

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RSM6 Rotary Suspension Mixer

This rotary mixer can be supplied with clips to hold a range of different size test tubes. The end over end action, with a variable speed range to 60 rpm, is suitable for a variety of mixing applications including blood mixing. Clip discs are easily removable, and interchangeable. The special drive system allows for the disc to be stopped for tube placement, without stopping the motor. For heavier or uneven loads the disc can be locked.

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BTR5 Blood Tube Roller

Various types of tubes and vials can be accommodated, with a maximum weight of 1Kg per pair of rollers. The BTR5 can hold up to 24 x 5ml blood tubes. The coated aluminium rollers are mounted on eccentric drive spindles to provide a rocking as well as rolling motion, ensuring a thorough mixing action.

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BTR10 Blood Tube Roller

Various types of tubes and vials can be accommodated, with a maximum weight of 1Kg per pair of rollers. The BTR10 can hold up to 54 x 5ml blood tubes.

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RM4 Rotary Mixer

This rotator when used with optional fittings can accommodate a range of flasks bottles and test tubes. Thorough mixing is achieved with the end over end mixing action. For larger bottles and flasks the mixer can be supplied with 4 adjustable 3 prong clamps. Each clamp can hold containers from 5 - 90mm diameter up to 250mm long in the plastic coated jaws.

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UM12 Universal Mixer

A low-noise multi purpose mixer that can hold up to 14 flasks at any one time. Flask clamps can be secured at any angle to allow a variety of different mixing actions to be achieved.

Platform Mixers

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GM1 Gyratory Mixer

A platform mixer with a gyratory motion also known as a "Belly dancer action". The platform tilts in the horizontal plane through 360º to provide a gentle mixing action in tubes and flat bottom containers. The non slip mat provides grip for flat bottom containers.

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MM1 Multimixer

A compact variable speed orbital mixer, with a platform size of 180 x 180mm, fitted with a non slip mat. Ideal for gentle agitation in small flasks, test tubes, petri dishes etc. The platform has threaded inserts, that enable custom racks and trays to be fitted if required.

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MPS1Microtitre Plate Shaker

A high speed microtiter plate shaker, with variable speed to suit most mixing requirements. Up to 4 x 96 well microtiter plate's can be used at one time, on the easy to load platform. The wide speed range and 3mm orbit diameter ensures efficient mixing in all wells.

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OM6 Digital Orbital Mixer

A low noise general purpose mixer with a 32mm diameter orbital action to suit a range of mixing applications, suitable for medical diagnostics, haematology, sample preparation, etc. An all new custom microprocessor controlled drive system complete with digital tachometer and timer, ensure reliable and repeatable procedures at any speed from 40 - 400rpm.

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OM8 Digital Orbital Mixer

A heavy duty large capacity mixer with a 25mm diameter orbital action to suit a range of mixing applications, suitable for medical diagnostics, haematology, sample preparation, etc. The 700 x 530 mm platform is mounted on precision ball bearings and is driven by a new super quiet, adjustable, counterbalanced drive system, that allows the mixer to run continuously if required.

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EO M5 Orbital Mixer

This low cost general purpose mixer has a 350 x 350mm platform and is suited to a range of basic mixing applications. The robust construction makes this mixer ideally suited to a variety of mixing tasks. The platform is mounted on precision ball bearings and is driven by a low voltage motor/gearbox assembly.

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ERP M4 Rocking Platform Mixer

A low cost bench top rocking platform mixer with a variable tilt action to suit a range of mixing and washing applications. A solid state speed control gives reliable operation at any speed from 5 to 50 rpm. The 350mm square platform is mounted on a central pivot, and is set to provide a tilt angle of 10º each way from horizontal.

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RM2 Reciprocating Mixer

Low noise bench top mixer with a reciprocating action ideal for bottles, flasks, separating funnels, etc. The 350mm square platform is mounted on a new belt driven roller system, for smooth and trouble free operation. An all new custom microprocessor controlled drive system complete with digital tachometer and timer, ensure reliable and repeatable procedures at any speed from 20 - 200rpm

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RPM5 Rocking Platform Mixer

This rocking platform mixer has a variable tilt action to suit a range of mixing and washing applications, with a speed range of 4 - 57 RPM The microprocessor controlled drive system is complete with digital tachometer and timer to ensure reliable and repeatable procedures.