IKA expands its range of rotary evaporators

Staufen/Frankfurt, 6.18.2012 - IKA expands its range of rotary evaporators with the RV 8 entry-level model. The RV 8 is excellent value in terms of performance and ideal for all standard evaporation applications in Universities and research laboratories.
A Digital display showing the rotation speed and heating bath temperature allows the user to control the entire distillation process. The patented single-hand lift system with pressure sensors can be operated easily with the right or left hand. As with all IKA products safety is of paramount importance. The safety features include the “Safety Lift-out” function in the event of a power outage. The RV8 is compatible with the full RV10 glassware range.
The functions of the familiar RV10 control have been extended and improved to enable fully automatic distillation: With automatic boiling point determination, an integrated solvent library and the option to connect a speed-controlled vacuum pump, IKA sets the standard in efficiency, ease of use and Safety.
The USB connection, enabling an online update of the firmware, and the user-friendly, color TFT display are attractive features for users working with critical distillation processes.
IKA extends the warranty period on all rotary evaporators from two to five years following online registration. This excludes components subject to wear and tear and glassware.