Tissue Culture Chamber - CU-36L6

This Percival® Scientific chamber was specifically designed for plant cell culture. Its unique design of air diffuser with slow vertical airflow, fixed lamp bank and slide-out shelves helps to eliminate condensation on Petri dish lids. Many other applications exist for this product. Please compare your own requirements to the specifications listed below.

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-Specifically designed for plant cell culture
-Unique design of air diffuser with slow vertical airflow, fixed lamp bank and slide-out shelves helps to eliminate condensation on Petri dish lids
-Many other applications exist for this product

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Lighting System
-Six tiers of lighted shelving, lit by PetriClear LEDs
-Intensity programmable up to 170 µmoles/m2/s of light irradiance measured @ 6″ from LEDs
-Programming and control of the lighting is done via IntellusUltra real time controller

-Conditioned air circulates through a rear wall duct and is picked up by a specially designed fixed air diffuser located at the bottom of each tier (air is then delivered vertically upward at a slow speed through each shelf)
-Air diffuser insulates shelf level experiments from heat generated by underlying light fixture (this design minimizes condensation on dish lids)

Cabinet Construction
-Interior constructed of 22-gauge electro-zinc plated steel
-Exterior constructed of 18-gauge exterior electro-zinc plated steel
-Welded seams and joints on outer and inner shells
-Inner shell supported by non-compressing/non-thermal conducting material locking inner liner in place without a metal-to-metal bond to outer case
-Chamber is completely self-contained
-Overall wall thickness is 2”
-One 1 1/4” diameter access port on R.H. wall
-Chamber floor equipped with floor drain and hose assembly
-Contains caster assembly and adjustable leveling legs to compensate for floor unevenness in the lab

-Woodless construction using CFC free insulation (overall wall thickness is 2”, ample insulation for maintenance of stated temperature range)

-Each door opening 29.2″ x 57.5″ providing full access to chamber interior (magnetic gasket provides a tight seal to door frame)

Interior Space
-29.7 cu.ft. with work area of 32.3 sq.ft. provided on six shelves

-Six tiers of white epoxy coated steel wire shelving (each shelf is 27″D x 28.8″W)
-Shelves side in and out easily on stainless steel rail assemblies
-Maximum growing height is 3.6″

-Interior and exterior painted with high reflective, environmentally friendly, high temperature baked white powder coating

-Self-contained air-cooled condensing unit with hot gas bypass system for continuous compressor operation, extended life and close temperature control (this continuous running condensing unit ensures precise temperature control by alternating cycling refrigerant and hot gas to coil; this also prolongs life of compressor, and eliminates risk of ice build up in coil)
-Solenoid valves have extended stem for quiet and long life operation
-Ceiling mounted evaporator coils incorporate twin air circulation fans in aluminum housing (heat rejection to ambient in standard chamber = 4000 BTU/hr)

Temperature Range
– 10-44C (+/- 0.5C) with lights on and 2-44C (+/- 0.5C) with lights off

Temperature Safety Limit Controls
-Experiment Protection: Adjustable high and low temperature controls, audible alarms, and visual indicators provided
-Controls shut down all power to chamber, activating alarms (when the temperature returns to the normal range the system will automatically reset)

Convenience Receptacles
-Two 115/1/60 convenience receptacles provided inside chamber

Electrical Requirements
-Consult Geneva Scientific for electrical requirements and amperage draw.

-Additive Humidity Control with Sensor
-Dehumidifier with Sensor
-IntellusUltra Connect
-Android-Based Touch Screen
-CO2 Enrichment Package
-Door with Observation Window with Cover
-Door with Fresh Air Ports
-Self-Contained Water-Cooled Condensing Unit
-Dry Alarm Contacts
-Dimmable Lighting
-Extended Temperature Ranges
-External Drip Pan Assembly
-LED Lighting in Lieu of Fluorescent Lamps
-Please contact us for more optional items

***Specifications subject to change.***

ModelTemp Range
(with lights on)
Interior Space (Volume)Total Shelving Floor AreaMaximum Growing HeightExterior DimensionsLight Intensity (6" from lamps unless noted)# of Tiers
CU-36L610-44±0.7 °C29.7 ft3
0.8 m3
32.3 ft2
3.0 m2
3.6 in
9 cm
33.5 in (W)
33.6 in (D)
77.2 in (H)
350 µmol/m2/s6