OHAUS Guardian 5000 Hot Plate Stirrers

OHAUS Guardian 5000 Hot Plate Stirrers are designed for safety and simplicity in all research, academia, and industrial applications. The design ensures proper mixing and temperature control of top plate or your sample when using the optional temperature probe. Single point calibration feature for multiple setpoints. The bright LCD display includes large temperature and speed settings, intuitive icons, and a prominent hot top indicator - all designed to quickly and easily monitor performance from across the lab. The SmartHousing is chemical resistant with an innovative, easy-to-clean design that channels spills away from internal components and the angled glass control panel. The bright LCD display includes intuitive icons, temperature, speed, and time settings – all designed to monitor performance from across the lab.

SafetyHeat System is an industry-leading early detection system that ususes two independent safety controls to continuously monitor the electronics and shut off heating before an overtemperature condition occurs.

SmartHeat allows the user to set the maximum temperature of the unit and SmartRate enables fast of slow temperature and speed ramp rates. The programming features allows storage of five multi-step programs.

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Key Features

  • Applications include Boiling Water, Water/Oil Bath Preparation, Sample and Solution Preparation, Dissolving Buffers and Reagents, Preparing Media, Concentrating Samples
  • Backlit LCD Display for temperature and speed, green indicator lights when unit is heating and stirring, prominent hot top indicator light, probe in use icon, Single Point Calibration icon
  • Operation: Temperature range of ambient +5°C to 500°C (ceramic top) or 380°C (aluminum top), power cord (included)
  • Construction: Probe connection, SmartHousing™ stays cool to the touch and is chemical resistant, IP21 Ingress Protection, polycarbonate front panel, control knobs, On/Off switch for heater disconnect, built-in support rod holder, easy to clean ceramic or aluminum tops
  • Features: Hot top indicator light, audible alarm, SafetyHeat™ protection shuts off the heater in the event of a malfunction, temperature calibration feature for 3 probe and 3 plate setpoints

Specifications for OHAUS Guardian 5000 Hot Plate Stirrers
EF42177 EF42178 EF42183 EF42184 EF42185 EF42186
Top Plate Size 7" x 7" 10" x 10" 5.3" Diameter Round
Speed Range 60 rpm to 1600 rpm
Speed Stability ±2%
Temp Range Ambient + 5°C to 500°C Ambient + 5°C to 380°C
Temp Stability* ±3% Plate, below 100C   ±2°C
     and ±1% Probe, below 100°C ±1°C
Temp Accuracy Plate +/- 5 °C (after Single Point Calibration) and   Probe +/- 0.5 °C (after Single Point Calibration)
Temp Calibration Three Plate and Three Probe
Control Digital
Display Backlit LCD for Temperature and Speed
Capacity 15L 18L 20L
Top Plate Material Ceramic Aluminum
H x L x W 4.8 x 12.2 x 8.8 in 4.8 x 16.3 x 11.3 in 5.0 x 10.5 x 6.8 in
Net Weight 5.7lbs 11.5lbs 5.7lbs
Power (50/60Hz) 120V, 10A 230V, 6.0A 120V, 11.2A 230V, 7A 120V, 8.3A 230V, 4.6A
Power Consumption 1080W 1242W 1210W 1449W 896W 592W
Working Environment 5 °C – 40 °C, 80 % RH, non-condensing
*Conditions Permitting. Variations in temperature measurement process, vessel, ambient, and sample will impact actual performance.
Item Max. Temp Power Top Plate Material Top Plate Size Unit of Measure Price Purchase
500°C 120V Ceramic 7 x 7" Each
In Stock
500°C 230V Ceramic 7 x 7" Each
In Stock
500°C 120V Ceramic 10 x 10" Each
In Stock
500°C 230V Ceramic 10 x 10" Each
In Stock
380°C 120V Aluminum 5.3" Dia Round Each
In Stock
380°C 230V Aluminum 5.3" Dia Round Each
In Stock

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