BS-010401-PA3 | Dry block heater with aluminium block options for 53 or 103 microtubes of various sizes (TDB-120)

Key Features

  • Block options for 53 or 103 microtubes of various sizes
  • Can be used with 0.2, 0.5 and 1.5 mL microtubes 
  • LCD temperature display and timing range up to 96 hours
  • Cycle completion signal


The TDB-120 dry block heat bath from Biosan provides capacity for either 53 or 103 microtubes of various sizes and is ideal for extended operation up to 96 hours. It can be used to heat samples in 0.2 mL, 0.5 mL or 1.5 mL microtubes depending upon which aluminium block configuration is installed.

The heating range for the TDB-120 is from 5°C above ambient to 120°C and the actual and set temperatures are shown on the LCD display. The unit features a timer and the lid of the dry block bath can be closed to provide operator protection from hot blocks and to increase temperature stability. The unit is controlled through a touch pad.

Heating times to reach specific temperatures are as follows:

From +25°C to +37°C4 minutes
From +25°C to +120°C25 minutes

Instrument options

The following versions of the TBD-120 are available with the blocks described below:

Block for 21 x 0.5 mL and 32 x 1.5 mL microtubes
Block for 21 x 0.5 mL and 32 x 1.5 mL and 50 x 0.2 mL microtubes (shown below)


Model number
Temperature setting range
25°C to 120°C
Temperature setting resolution
Temperature control range
5°C above ambient to +120°C
Temperature stability at 37°C
Temperature uniformity at 37°C
Timer range
1 minute to 96 hours in increments of 1 minute or continuous
Block tube capacity
53 or 103 tubes of various sizes depending on installed block
Instrument dimensions
(W x D x H)
230 mm x 210 mm x 110 mm
2.8 Kg
230 V: 50/60 Hz

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