SC 20/20 Signature

Article: MV-20861774
Production: USA
Description Characteristics

The MVE SC 20/20 Signature Bio dewar vessel provides storage of 879 straws for 150 days. Holds 20.5 liters of liquid nitrogen.
MVE offers the widest range of compact aluminum Dewar vessels available on the market today. Over the past 50 years, the design of our products has improved due to the feedback from our users and the result is a unique selection of products. The SC series is designed for users who need to ensure long-term storage of a small volume of bio-samples with a low consumption of liquid nitrogen and in a convenient, lightweight package.

Distinctive features:

  • Designed for small storage capacity
  • Low evaporation rate of liquid nitrogen
  • Convenient lightweight packaging

Spare parts warranty 2 years * Vacuum system warranty 5 years

Maximum storage capacity  
Number of canisters 6
The number of 1/2 ml straws 10/cane 660
The number of 1/2 ml straws on 1 level bulk 879
The number of 1,2 and 2,0 ml vials 5/cane 210
Volume of liquid nitrogen for filling a vessel without a storage system, calculated 20,5 l
Static evaporation rate* 0,085 l/day
Working duration** 150 full days
Unit dimensions  
Inner diameter of the neck 55,4 mm
Overall height 660 mm
Outer diameter 260 mm
Canister height 368 mm
Canister diameter 41,9 mm
Weight empty 10,2 kg
Weight full 26,7 kg

* The static loss rate and the static offline storage rate are nominal. The actual values will depend on the nature of the use of the tank, atmospheric conditions and production tolerances.
** Operating time (time of complete evaporation of liquid nitrogen) - an arbitrary value for evaluating the performance of the system under normal operating conditions for storing samples in the liquid phase. The actual value may vary depending on the current atmospheric conditions, the condition of the cryogenic storage facility, production tolerances, and the nature of operation.
Complies with MDD 93/42/EEC, the EU Medical Equipment Directive.


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