Reliable 56 12×16 Gentle Mixer Orbital Shaker


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Model 56 “Gentle Mixer” Orbital Shaker is built to provide a low-speed swirling action to gently mix samples and keep samples in suspension. It has a gentle start feature to slowly increase speed to set point. The electronic speed control continuously monitors speed and load, and maintains set speed regardless of changes in load.


  • Precisely controls low speed mixing from 4-100 rpm’s.
  • Large diameter of the orbit helps create gentle mixing even at very low speeds
  • Orbit diameter is 1.5 inches (38.1 mm).
  • Platform rides on six permanently lubricated ball bearings that support the triple eccentric drive for quiet operation and is powered by an industrial duty motor
  • Platform size is 12 in. x 16 in. (304.8 x 406.4 mm).
  • Non-slip rubber surface is ideal for holding petri dishes, cell culture flasks, gels, and immunoblotting containers in place. 
  • Operates in ambient temperatures from -10 degrees C. to 65 degrees C. and 80% relative humidity in a non-condensing environment
  • Unit weighs 40 lbs (18 kg). 
  • All industrial-duty components.
  • Cold-room safe