IKA Rotary shaker Loopster basic


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High-quality sample preparation with the IKA Loopster basic.

The IKA Loopster basic rotary shaker is ideally suited for gentle but effective mixing at a fixed speed. It is used, for example, in bacteriology, virology or diagnostics for the precise mixing of powdered and liquid samples.

Its field of application is in indoor laboratory-like environment such as research, teaching, commercial or industrial.

Separation and mixing of powdered and liquid samples.

The model is widely used for biological samples especially blood samples. It is suitable for separating and mixing powdered and liquid samples in Eppendorf tubes and Greinertubes up to 50 ml.

The shaker is suitable for continuous operation and use in incubators. It operates in the fixed speed range of 20 rpm at 4 °C – 50 °C. The device can be used for single or multiple test tubes. The individual tube holders are removable.

This allows you to mount tubes of different sizes variably on the turntable. The inclination angle of the turntable can be adjusted from 0 to 90°.

Design and equipment

Standard features include a robust housing and a quiet noise level. In addition, the rotary shaker impresses with its simple operation and flexible transport options. The rotary shaker allows easy operation by means of a membrane keypad.

With a freely adjustable angle of rotation, the shaker ensures gentle but effective mixing. A variety of attachments make the model versatile and individually applicable. Spilled samples are no problem.

The removable attachments guarantee easy and quick cleaning. The device has no speed display and no timer.

The technical details at a glance

The device allows a permissible shaking weight including attachment of 2 kg. The speed of 20 rpm is fixed. The tilt angle of the turntable is a maximum of 90 °. With compact dimensions in width, height and depth of 300 mm x 360 mm x 300 mm, the model has a weight of 3.644 kg.

With protection class IP 21, the device can be used indoors at a permissible ambient temperature of 4 °C to 50 °C.

Further devices of the series

IKA's shakers are used in a wide variety of applications. In order to cover all mixing tasks well, the devices of the brand manufacturer are available in a wide variety of models. Depending on the type, they have additional practical functions.

In the Basic model, the speed is not adjustable. The Loopster digital, on the other hand, offers a continuously adjustable speed. With the digital model, you also have a counter and shaking time and error codes are displayed.

We are your specialist for laboratory equipment!

IKA is a leading global manufacturer of excellent laboratory shakers. You would like to know more about our instruments and especially about the model. We will advise you at any time and help you to find the optimal laboratory shaker for your laboratory.

Our trained team of consultants is available for you around the clock. You can reach us by phone at +49 30 2096579 00. You are also welcome to contact us by e-mail at [email protected] .

Additional information

Weight 4 kg
Dimensions 30 × 30 × 36 cm
Shaker type

rotator / overhead shaker, Rotator / Überkopfschüttler

Shaker speed max.

20 rpm

Shaking weight max.

2 kg