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In-VitroCell ES (Energy Saver) NU-5820 Direct Heat CO2 Incubator featuring Relative Humidity (RH) Control

The In-VitroCell ES NU-5820 Microbiological CO2 Incubator features relative humidity (RH) control for cell lines prone to dessicaiton by utilizting a sensor that mesaures humidity in the chamber and injects 99.99% HEPA filtered vapor into the growth chamber to maintain setpoint.


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Large 7 cu. ft. (200L) Interior Chamber

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  • Seamless Inner Door Gasket
  • Large 7 cu. ft. (200L) Interior Chamber
  • Investigator Maintaining Cell Lines
  • Easy Seal Inner Door Lock
  • Seamless Crevice-Free Construction featuring CuVerro Antimicrobial Copper inner surfaces (Approval # NA-0004-1208)
  • Side Access Port
  • Back Panel Communications and CO2 Port
  • Stacked Configuration
  • Incubator Shelf with Agar Plates
  • Incubator Shelf with Flasks

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Relative Humidity (RH) Control

A RH sensor continuously samples chamber humidity levels to monitor and control the humidity set point. If the system senses any variation in humidity, vapor is injected into the chamber by a water reservoir located underneath the chamber. 

 

Dual Sterilization Cycles

Easily accessible through the NuTouch Intelligent Interface, In-VitroCell offers 145°C high heat sterilization and a 95°C humidified decontamination cycles as a preventative measures and to eradicate contamination in the growth chamber. On screen instructions read users through the process. A timer function is available to delay the sterilization process for an overnight procedure. 

 

NuTouch Intelligent Interface

NuTouch is a user-friendly 5” x 7” (127 x 178 mm) color touch screen designed for high user adoption. The electronic control system is a microcomputer designed to service the precise control requirement of the chamber environment for culture growth. The microcomputer is supported with Read Only Memory (ROM) containing executable software, Random Access Memory (RAM) for temporary storage, and Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM) for control set points and parameters. The EEPROM provides for indefinite storage of these values during periods of power off or power interruption (power fault tolerant). NuTouch features are:

  • Temperature and Gas Monitor and Control
  • Status Indicators – Screen Identity; Run or Standby mode; Door Adjar; Air and CO2 Inject; Air and CO2 Chamber Sampling
  • Date and Time Functions in International Format
  • Password Protection
  • Onscreen Icon Descriptions – Pressing on any icon will provide a description of what the item is.
  • Onscreen Directions – Directions are available to perform calibrations.
  • Step-by-Step directions - Onscreen directions asisit with calibrations and sterilization cycles.
  • Alarm Status Menu - A red “Alarm Status” text button will appear on the Main Screen to indicate a fault within the Incubator system. 
  • Maintenance Required Reminders – Onscreen Icon “MAINTENACE REQUIRED” appears when a programmable reminder (0 to 48 months) hits set point to notify filter check or when the RH water resviour needs to be refilled.
  • Historical Performance Monitor – Temperature and CO2 gas history is available to view onscreen in graphical form or can be downloaded via USB for alarms, control systems, events, and performance information.
  • Service Settings and Complete Diagnostic Controls
  • System Information
  • Display Settings
  • Available in English, French, German, and Spanish

 

Constant Contamination Control (C3)

A unique blend of product features to promote cell growth while minimizing potential contamination creating the most intrinsic and reliable growth chamber.

 

Closed Loop HEPA Filtration

A maintenance free air pump continuously draws environmental samples from two locations inside the chamber and passes the sample through a 99.99% HEPA filter before entering the sensor bay to measure gas and humidity levels. The IR sensor measures CO2 gas and humidity levels from the sample to monitor before injecting back into the growth chamber. The NuTouch Electronic Control system will then determine the appropriate course of action to maintain chamber set-points by placing the system on standby or injecting 99.99% HEPA filtered CO2 gas, air, or vapor into the growth environment.

 

ISO Class 5 Cleanroom Conditions

Based on clean room technology, In-VitroCell maintains the growth chamber at positive pressure similar to an ISO Class 5 Clean room to slow airflow to minimize desiccation. Anytime the chamber door is open to the laboratory environment, clean HEPA filtered will be forced out instead of contaminated lab air being drawn in. 


Single Beam, Dual Wave Infrared (IR) Sensor

A microprocessor-based, non-dispersive, single source dual wave infrared (IR) sensor monitors and controls CO2 levels inside the growth chamber. Wavelengths are only absorbed by CO2 making measurement insensitive to other components, such as water vapor. The stable IR sensor has a controlled range of 0.1 to 20% accurate within 0.1%. 

 

Temperature Uniformity

The chamber walls are surrounded by five (5) heating elements to control temperature. A door heater is separately controlled to minimize condensation on the inner chamber door. The heating elements are wrapped in a high density R5 insulation to maintain temperature integrity. Dual temperature sensor probes monitor and control temperature set points to ensure consistency and uniformity throughout the chamber. 

 

Advanced Construction

The inner chamber is constructed of high grade 16 gauge, type 304L polished stainless steel using crevice-free construction that provides an easily cleanable inert surface that does NOT promote biological growth. Seamless coved interior corners are easily cleaned promoting a healthy growth chamber. A single piece gasket creates a liquid tight seal from incubator chamber to inner door to eliminate condensation build up and potential contamination. Inner chamber shelving and gasket may be removed and routinely autoclaved if desired. 

 

Minimal Vibration Promotes Cell Growth

By minimizes moving parts, In-VitroCell ES utilizes an accurate air pump to inject air and gas to eliminate potential vibration.

 

Smaller Footprint with More Useable Space

A large 7 cubic foot (200 Litre) growth chamber comes standard with four incubator shelves with a maximum capacity of 23 shelves. By attaching heating elements directly to the chamber and insulating with High Density R5 insulation In-VitroCell was engineered as a compact design while maximizing chamber capacity.


CuVerro® Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces (Optional Feature)

Add CuVerro® Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces to the incubator growth chamber and/or shelving to kill bacteria* to minimize potential incubator contamination. CuVerro® is laboratory tested and EPA registered. CuVerro® Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces kill more than 99.9% of bacteria* within 2 hours, and continues to kill 99% of bacteria* even after repeated contamination, when cleaned regularly.

EPA Reg No 85353-5

EPA Est No 088257-MN-001

*Laboratory testing shows that, when cleaned regularly, CuVerro® antimicrobial copper surfaces kill greater than 99.9% of the following bacteria within 2 hours of exposure: MRSA, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacter aerogenes, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and E. coli O157:H7. CuVerro® antimicrobial copper surfaces are a supplement to and not a substitute for standard infection control practices and have been shown to reduce microbial contamination, but do not necessarily prevent cross contamination; users must continue to follow all current infection control practices, including those practices related to cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces.

 

Standard features

Four (4) Stainless Steel Shelves

Eight (8) Stainless Steel

Shelf Brackets

Shelf Guides

Right Hinge Door Swing

Remote Alarm Output Contacts

4 to 20 mA Analog Output

RS-485 Communication

USB Port

CO2 Sample Port

Adjustable Leg Levelers

Access Port and plug with breather holes

One (1) Water Pan

One (1) 6.5 ft. / 2 m Electrical Cord

 

 

Optional Features

CuVerro® Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces

Automatic CO2 Tank Switch (External)

CO2 Tank Alarm

Left Hinge Door Swing

Additional Shelves with Slide Brackets

CO2 Analyzer Fyrite Kit (Dry) 0-20%

Replacement Fluid for CO2

Analyzer

Surge Protector

CO2 Regulator (2 Stage)

Custom Solutions

Model NU-5820
Chamber Volume 7 ft.3 / 200 L
Exterior Dimensions (W x D x H) 
in. [mm]
26 ½ x 27 x 40 [673 x 691 x 1008]
Chamber Dimensions (W x D x H) 
in. [mm]
21 x 20 x 28 ½ [540 x 509 x 724]
Weight 235 lbs. / 106 kg.
   
Shelf Capacity
Dimensions (W x D) in. [mm] 19 ¾ x 18 ¾ [502 x 476]
Supplied 4 Shelves
Max. Capacity 23 Shelves
Max. Weight Capacity 20 lbs. (9 kg) per Shelf
  50 lbs. (23 kg) per Incubator
   
Utility Connections  
Gas Connections 0.25" (6.3 mm) Tubing
Gas Input Pressure 20 PSIG (1.4 BAR) Input Pressure Maximum. Two Stage Gas Regulator Required
   
Electrical Requirements  
Startup Power 625 watts
Running Power 250 watts
Sterile/Decon Cycle 995 watts
Heat Rejected 14 BTU / minute
   
Temperature Control System
Sensor Type Precision Integrated Circuit
Range 5°C to 55°C (5°C aboveambient to 30°C max. ambient)
Accuracy ±0.1°C
Uniformity ± 0.3°C at 37°C
Recovery 0.12°C/minute Average
Display Resolution 0.1°C
 Minimum Qualifications for Sterilization
145 DEG Cycle 135°C
95 DEG Cycle 85°C
   
CO2 Control System
Sensor Type Infrared single source dual wave length
Range 0.1 to 20%. (0.0 set point idles system)
Accuracy ± 0.1%
Recovery Up to 5% (-0.50% / +0.20%) in 5 minutes average.
Display Resolution ± 0.1%
   
Relative Humidity (RH) Control System  
Default Set-point 90%
Range 5% above ambient to 90%
Accuracy ±3%
Recovery 90% ±3% / 25 minutes
   
Warranty 2 Year Parts and Labor (US & CA)
  3 Year Parts (Intl)
   
Quality Asssurance ULUL-C, CE, Energy Saver, RoHS, Constant Contamination Control, Critical Cleaning Components
 
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