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LW Scientific is committed to remaining operational and to focusing our efforts in much-needed medical products to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.


As a leading medical device manufacturer, we continue to take seriously diagnostic laboratories' need for our products.
LW Scientific acknowledges our role in supporting the front line medical workers and is working hard to ensure continuity of delivery.

LW Scientific is committed to remaining operational and to focusing our efforts in much-needed medical products to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.


As a leading medical device manufacturer, we continue to take seriously diagnostic laboratories' need for our products.
LW Scientific acknowledges our role in supporting the front line medical workers and is working hard to ensure continuity of delivery.

Speed vs G-force

Speed vs G-force

A customer calls. “I need a centrifuge that spins at 3000 rpm. What can you recommend?”

Most people don’t realize that centrifugation is not about speed alone. More important than speed is g-force. Protocols typically specify the amount of g-force to be achieved, rather than specifying speed (rpm’s). Two centrifuges with rotors of different size radii can be spun at the same speeds, but will achieve different g-force.

Ask your account manager or a member of our customer service team for a table which has built-in formulas that will help you compute g-force simply by plugging in two simple values: Speed and Radius of the rotor.

So, the next time your customer asks you how fast a centrifuge will spin, ask them what g-force they need to achieve and help them find the perfect centrifuge.

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