Shandon Cytospin® centrifuge


The Shandon Cytospin® centrifuge is designed to protect the operator before, during and after sample preparation. Safety is a main priority for this centrifuge.

It allows processing of 12 specimens at one time. It accepts all protocols from the Shandon Cytospin® 1, 2 and 3. The lid of the centrifuge allows for one-handed opening and closing, plus the lid remains locked at all times throughout the spin. 

 The Shandon Cytospin® centrifuge available for rental/hire or purchase


  • Protected program memory: up to 23 routines for instant recall and protects from power loss
  • Program key pad has “easy-touch” design
  • Wipe clean control panel
  • Three acceleration control buttons
  • Control feature has a standby power saving mode
  • Displays are also turned on and off by the standby key
  • Safety alarms:            
    • out of balance
    • outside the speed tolerance
    • or if the lid is not properly locked
  • As an extra measure of safety for the user, the unit will not spin if the lid is not locked
  • Specimen safety alarm feature has been added to remind users at one-minute intervals to remove specimens, protect them from “air-drying” and ensure consistent results
  • Supplied with Shandon Cytospin® Sealed Head: autoclavable, 12-chamber head seals completely



Speed range
20 - 2,000 rpm
Run time
1 - 99 minutes
Agency approvals
IEC 61010, CSA, UL and CE mark
110 V/ 220V Dual Voltage
12 kg
Dimensions (with lid open)
625h x 405w x 620d mm
240h x 405w x 620d mm


Our range of Centrifuges including this Shandon Cytospin® centrifuge, are available on a rental/hire, sale, purchase or equipment management basis - please use the links at the top of the page to request a quotation.

It can be ordered with any other clinical trial, medical or laboratory equipment to create the most effective equipment management solution for your study.

 Woodley Trial Solutions specialises in the supply and management of centrifuges


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