Centrifuge, Microfuge (5415)
Rules and Guidelines
1. New user MUST be trained by the captain or present users.
1: Place your Eppendorf tubes into the rotor.****THE TUBES MUST BE BALANCED IN THE ROTOR****
!!Note: there are different centrifuges for radioactive and non-radioactive materials!!
2: Secure the rotor cover on the rotor.
3: Close the centrifuge lid.
4: Set the spin speed.
5C: 5415C - The spin will start as soon as the time dial is actuated, or the pulse button, center, is pressed.
5D: 5415D - Set spin time, then press "Start".
6: When the spin is complete, open the lid. The lid will not open until the spin is complete.
7: Remove rotor cover and LEAVE IT WITH THE CENTRIFUGE.
8: Remove your tubes and any counterbalances.
--Jessica Metzger 13:32, 29 September 2010 (EDT)