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Centrifuge technology

  1. Apr 5, 2008 #1

    Mentz114

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    I was wondering what are the parameters of best centrifuges that can be built today, i.e. the greatest angular velocity*radius. I can see there are separation centrifuges available that do 6500 rpm with chamber diameter of 28cm.

    Is it possible to improve on this ?

    This is related to https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=226386

    Thanks,
    M
     
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  3. Apr 6, 2008 #2
    Search for "ultracentrifuge", which can do a million g's for a table top machine (so says wikipedia, not sure what the current state of the art is).
     
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