Laboratory Incubators

We are excited to partner with BINDER GmbH, a leader in creating controlled environment chambers, to bring you unparalleled solutions for your growth incubator needs.

BINDER, headquartered in Tuttlingen, Germany, and strategically distributed from Bohemia, NY, consistently sets industry standards with its advanced growth incubators. These specialized units cover a wide array of applications, from cell biology and microbiology to plant research. Armed with state-of-the-art features like APT.line™ technology, these growth incubators adhere to the highest safety and performance standards.

Whether your focus is academic research or industrial applications, these growth incubators are indispensable for accurate and reliable testing. Take advantage of our exclusive pricing and quick one-week delivery on all BINDER units.

Choose Parameter and BINDER for your growth incubator needs and experience unmatched quality and reliability. For more information or to request a quote, please email us at sales@humiditycontrol.com.

Incubator Lab Equipment – The BINDER Way

Accurate control over temperature, humidity, and levels of CO2 and O2 are crucial factors for incubators and climate chambers in labs working with living organisms.

BINDER understands these essential needs and is committed to delivering top-notch CO2 incubators, microbiological incubators, and plant growth chambers. All of BINDER’s offerings come with innovative technology and include an array of standard equipment options for comprehensive solutions.

Learn more about these solutions below:

CO2 Incubators

CO2 incubators are specifically designed for cell culture applications, often found in medical research, tissue engineering, and pharmaceutical settings. What sets BINDER’s CO2 incubators apart is their precise control over temperature, humidity, and CO2 levels.

These incubators feature an optimized double-pan humidification system with condensation protection and an anti-contamination concept using 180°C hot air sterilization. Unlike standard incubators, CO2 incubators also offer CO2 gas mixing via a Venturi effect, thus ensuring optimal environmental conditions for cell growth.

Standard Incubators

Standard incubators, such as BINDER’s BD series, are typically utilized in microbiological research. These incubators offer a broad temperature range from ambient +5°C up to +100°C, without the need for specialized control over gas levels, unlike CO2 incubators.

The APT.line™ preheating chamber technology ensures excellent temperature accuracy and uniformity. Standard incubators are more energy-efficient, reducing energy consumption by up to 30% compared to conventional units, and provide disinfection capabilities at +100°C, offering a versatile and reliable environment for microbial growth.

Cooling Incubators

Cooling incubators like BINDER’s KB series are for applications that require lower temperature conditions, ranging from -10°C to 100°C. They feature a powerful compressor cooling unit, making them different from standard incubators.

Additionally, the KB series offers precise temperature control and can disinfect at +100°C. These incubators are particularly useful in areas like food and beverage testing, where temperature-sensitive microbiological cultures are prevalent.

Growth Chambers

Growth chambers, such as BINDER’s KBW and KBWF series, are engineered specifically for plant biology applications. Unlike standard and CO2 incubators, growth chambers offer temperature and humidity control and incorporate specialized illumination cassettes for plant growth.

These chambers can maintain a temperature range of 0°C to +70°C and are equipped with BINDER’s APT.line™ preheating chamber technology for even temperature distribution. The intuitive touchscreen controller with time-segment and real-time programming offers an extra layer of customization for plant biologists.

 

Lab Incubator Specifications

Series Incubator Type Volume Temperature Range Humidity Range Convection Type Features
Series B Standard Incubator 28 (0.99 cu.ft) 30°C to 70°C
Series BD Standard Incubator 23(.71cu.ft) , 56(2cu.ft), 115(3.9cu.ft), 260(... Ambient Temp +5°C to 100°C Gravity Convection
Series BD-S Standard Incubator 56(2.1cu.ft), 115(4.1cu.ft) Ambient +5°C to 70°C Gravity Convection
Series BF Standard Incubator 56(2cu.ft), 115(4cu.ft), 260(9cu.ft), 400(14.1... Ambient +7-8°C to 100°C Forced Convection
Series CB C02 Incubator 56(1.8cu.ft), 170(6cu.ft), 260(9.4cu.ft) Ambient +4-6°C to 60°C 90% - 95% Hot air sterilization and heat sterilizable CO2.
Series CB-S C02 Incubator 170(6cu.ft), 260(9.4cu.ft) Ambient +6°C to to 50°C 90% - 95% Hot air sterilization
Series CBF C02 Incubator 170(6cu.ft), 260(9.4cu.ft) Ambient +6°C to 60°C 50% - 95% Hot air sterilization with humidity control
Series KB ECO Refrigerated Incubator 240(8.7cu.ft),400(14.1Cu.ft) 720(24.7cu.ft), 1... 0°C to 70°C (max 26°C below ambient) Environmentally friendly thermoelectric cooling
Series KB Refrigerated Incubator 53(1.8 cu.ft), 115(4cu.ft), 240(8.7cu.ft),400(... *-10°C to 100°C Compressor Cooling
Series KT Refrigerated Incubator 53(1.8cu.ft), 115(3.6cu.ft), 170(5.7cu.ft) 4°C to 100°C Peltier Technology Cooling - Energy efficient and Environmentally friendly
Series KBW Growth Chamber 240(8.7 cu.ft), 400(14.1 cu.ft), 720(24.6 cu.ft) 0°C to 70°C Positional light cassettes
Series KBWF Growth Chamber 240(8.7 cu.ft), 720(24.7 cu.ft) 0°C to 70°C 10% - 80% RH Positional light cassettes and humidity control

What Do You Get When You Choose Binder Incubators?

  • Diverse Selection for Various Applications: BINDER’s line of growth incubators is tailor-made to accommodate numerous biological research needs, including plant biology, microbiology, and cell culture. These chambers offer customizable temperature, humidity, and gas conditions and meet critical safety standards, making them a reliable choice for your lab.
  • Innovative APT.line™ Technology: BINDER Growth Incubators also feature patented APT.line™ technology. This innovation ensures consistent temperature and humidity across the chamber, reducing the risk of sample variation and boosting the reliability of your experiments.
  • Energy-Efficient Solutions: In keeping with BINDER’s commitment to sustainability, these growth incubators are energy-efficient. They consume up to 30% less energy than conventional models, aligning with eco-friendly lab practices without sacrificing performance.
  • User-Friendly Interfaces and Monitoring: These incubators feature intuitive touch-screen controllers and internal data loggers. USB interfaces facilitate easy data transfer, and the modern control technology makes for hassle-free programming. Added safety features like fresh-air monitoring with alarms provide an extra layer of protection for your experiments.
  • Versatile Options and Customization: BINDER Growth Incubators are highly customizable with features like time-segment and real-time programming, illumination cassettes for plant growth, and anti-contamination concepts. This versatility allows you to adapt the incubator settings to suit the unique needs of your research, ensuring you get the most out of your investment.

 

Industries that Utilize Laboratory Incubators

Laboratory incubators are invaluable tools that play a critical role in various industries. They are essential for maintaining controlled environments crucial for different forms of biological and chemical research.

Cell Biology Incubator Uses:

CO2 incubators are particularly beneficial in the field of cell biology. They provide optimal conditions for cell culture, mimicking an organism’s natural environment. These incubators are packed with features like anti-contamination measures, temperature controls, and precise levels of CO2 and humidity. Used extensively in drug discovery, regenerative medicine, and tissue engineering, they are key players in advancements in medical and therapeutic research.

Microbiology Incubator Uses:

In microbiology, incubators are split into two main types—standard incubators and cooling incubators. Standard incubators are primarily used for culturing bacteria and other microorganisms at controlled temperatures and conditions. Cooling incubators add the functionality of being able to cool samples or cultures below room temperature for long-term storage or specific testing like biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). Both types support research in areas such as antibiotic resistance, epidemiology, and food safety.

Plant Biology Uses:

Plant biology heavily relies on specialized plant growth chambers or incubators for controlled study and development. These chambers simulate various natural conditions like day-night cycles, temperature variations, and humidity levels. They aid in research related to plant genetics, seed germination, and responses to environmental stress factors. The data gathered from these chambers contribute to both academic research and commercial applications in agriculture.

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Ready to enhance your research and testing capabilities? We invite you to become a part of our growing community of satisfied clients who have discovered the superior quality and safety of BINDER Growth Incubators through Parameter.

Simply complete the contact form below, provide some essential information about your project needs, and we’ll get back to you promptly to start the quoting process. Your journey to more accurate and trustworthy research begins here.

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