Model 170
Model 170
Option: one-liter water bottle
Option: Quick sample access
Variant: divided inner door
Fail-safe CO₂ automatic diagnosis system for protecting the pH of cell cultures
DuoDoor™ system: Unit door and glass door can be opened with one handle
Accessories: stacking frame, stacking adapter, base frame
Accessories: Shaker Professional and Universal
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Model CBF 170 | CO2 incubators with hot air sterilization and humidity regulation

  • Safe – cell cultures receive maximum protection against contamination
  • Reliable – constant well-being conditions for the cells
  • Smart – simple routine cleaning and convenient operation
  • Economical – efficient operation without consumables

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Product description

The BINDER CBF is the high-end CO₂ incubator with humidity control that is suitable for all sensitive incubation applications in GMP environments. It ensures consistent results including in cell-based assays with multiwell plates. This BINDER incubator is even suitable for complex cultivation experiments or individual environments with hypoxic conditions thanks to its comprehensive assortment of options and accessories.

Important characteristics

  • Contamination-safe humidification system without water pan
  • Tried-and-tested anti-contamination concept with 180 °C hot air sterilization
  • Hot-air sterilizable CO₂ sensor with single-beam infrared technology
  • Seamless inner chamber made of stainless steel with flanges as shelf support system
  • Fanless interior with Venturi CO₂ gas mixing nozzle
  • Intuitive touchscreen controller
  • Internal data logger, measured values can be read out in open format via USB
  • Troubleshooting system with visual and acoustic alarms
  • Interfaces: Ethernet, USB, zero-voltage alarm contact
  • Fail-safe CO₂ system for protecting the pH of cell cultures

Technical specifications






Article Number9640-00179640-00189640-00199640-0020
Option model


with O2 control 0.2–20%

with active humidification

with O2 control 0.2–20%

Performance Data Temperature
Temperature range+6 °C above ambient temperature to 60 °C+6 °C above ambient temperature to 60 °C+6 °C above ambient temperature to 60 °C+6 °C above ambient temperature to 60 °C
Temperature uniformity at 37°C0.4 ± K0.4 ± K0.4 ± K0.4 ± K
Temperature fluctuation at 37°C0.1 ± K0.1 ± K0.1 ± K0.1 ± K
Recovery time after door was opened for 30 s at 37°C6 min6 min6 min6 min
Performance Data Climate
Humidity range50 ...95 % r.F.50 ...95 % r.F.50 ...95 % r.F.50 ...95 % r.F.
Gas Data
CO₂ range0...20 Vol.-% CO20...20 Vol.-% CO20...20 Vol.-% CO20...20 Vol.-% CO2
CO₂ measuring technologyIRIRIRIR
CO₂ recovery time after door was opened for 30 s at 5 vol. % CO₂5 min5 min5 min5 min
Standard O₂ control range0.2...20 Vol.-% O20.2...20 Vol.-% O2
O₂ control ranges with option: O₂ range10...90 Vol.-% O210...90 Vol.-% O2
O₂ recovery time after door was opened for 30 s at 5 vol. % O₂12 min12 min
Electrical data
Rated Voltage200...230 V200...230 V100...120 V100...120 V
Power frequency50/60 Hz50/60 Hz50/60 Hz50/60 Hz
Nominal power1,4 kW1,4 kW1,4 kW1,4 kW
Unit fuse10,0 A10,0 A16,0 A16,0 A
Phase (Nominal voltage)1~1~1~1~
Interior volume170 L170 L170 L170 L
Net weight of the unit (empty)95 kg95 kg95 kg95 kg
Load per rack10 kg10 kg10 kg10 kg
Permitted load30 kg30 kg30 kg30 kg
Wall clearance back100 mm100 mm100 mm100 mm
Wall clearance sidewise50 mm50 mm50 mm50 mm
Housing dimensions not incl. fittings and connections
Width net680 mm680 mm680 mm680 mm
Height net870 mm870 mm870 mm870 mm
Depth net715 mm715 mm715 mm715 mm
Internal Dimensions
Interior width560 mm560 mm560 mm560 mm
Interior height600 mm600 mm600 mm600 mm
Interior depth500 mm500 mm500 mm500 mm
Inner doors1111
Unit doors1111
Environment-specific data
Sound-pressure level41 dB(A)41 dB(A)41 dB(A)41 dB(A)
Energy consumption at 37°C55 Wh/h55 Wh/h55 Wh/h55 Wh/h
Number of shelves (std./max.)3/63/63/63/6


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