Q: Is the Autocrit II still available?
A: No. Catalog numbers 420557, 420565, and 420566 are all discontinued.
Q: What is the purpose of the Micro-Hematocrit II?
A: It is for spinning 24 - 60mm to 75mm capillary tubes to determine the hematocrit of a blood sample.
Q: How would you determine the correct motor brushes?
A: There is a brush reorder number on a sticker on the motor. The motor color also gives us clues as to what motor manufacturer/vendor was used.
Q: Can you read the hematocrit result directly from this unit?
A: No. You will need to purchase a reader. Kendall Scientific makes a disposable microhematocrit reader (laminated card) available through Thermo Fisher Scientific (Fisher part # 22260984).
Q: What is the top speed on this centrifuge?
A: 11,500 RPMs or 13,000 RCF