The Allegra 6 Benchtop Centrifuge from Beckman Coulter is a general purpose, high performance equipment that provides excellent quality and reproducibility, and delivers reliable performance.

  • Designed for high-volume labs
  • 3.0 L max capacity
  • 6,100 RPM
  • 5,710 x g
  • 1-3 Liter
  • Available in refrigerated/ambient benchtop options and refrigerated knee-well models


Ideal for cell culture, plasma and other general-purpose separations

  • Process up to 56 x 15 mL conical tubes or 12 standard microplates
  • Spin tubes, bottles, microplates and specialty bottles up to 3,210 x g
  • Interchangeable rotors available
  • Offered in refrigerated or ambient benchtop options as well as refrigerated kneewellTM models

GH-3.8 Rotor

  • High-capacity (4 x 750 mL)
  • Sping up to 3,750 rpm (3,210 x g)

Modular Disk Adapters for the GH-3.8 Rotor

  • Accommodate a wide variety of tubes

MicroPlus carriers for GH-3.8 rotors

  • Perfect for cell adhesion assays and high-throughput screening
  • Accommodates 12 standard microplates or four deep-well microplates
  • Spin up to 3,250 rpm (1,924 x g)

Aerosolve canisters for GH-3.8 rotors

  • Exclusive design helps minimize contamination from broken or leaking tubes
  • Autoclavable up to 121 °C
  • Canisters seal with an O-ring

GA-6 Fixed Angle Rotor

  • Spin tubes and bottles from 1.5 mL to 250 mL at up to 5,710 x g
  • Aerosol-tight lid to minimize contamination from broken or leaking tubes

Instrument Specifications

Allegra 6 Centrifuge System Specifications




394 mm (15.5")


546 mm (21.5")


660 mm (26")


51.7 kg (114.0 lbs)

Approximate acceleration time

1 min

Approximate deceleration time

3 min

Drive type

Direct drive, replaceable brushes

g Force


Maximum speed

6,100 rpm

Maximum heat dissipation into room (steady-state)

0.9 kW (3,701 Btu/hr)

Noise level 1 M in front of centrifuge

< 60 dBA

Set temperature


Set time

30 min timer, hold

Speed control

± 30 rpm of set speed

Nominal cap

4 x 750 mL