SHEL LAB Large Capacity Microbiological Incubators

Category General Purpose Incubators
Manufacturer Sheldon Manufacturing
Country of manufacture the United States of America
Average customer rating based on 1 review
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This incubator provides extra large capacities while minimizing the amount of floor space needed. The temperature in this large space is kept uniform by integrating a highly responsive microprocessor with an appropriately sized heating element. An independent secondary temperature controller offers the added security of over temperature protection.

Our unique forced air circulation system creates a one-pass circulation pattern that provides both exceptional temperature uniformity and rapid heat recovery. The chamber floors are ruggedly reinforced to support roller apparatus or shakers. The SMI31 is supplied with six sturdy shelves that will not sag or bend under heavy loads.

The General Purpose Incubator Family ranges in size from 2 to 38 cu.ft. This this superior line of incubators has created a level of comfort and convenience for professionals that is unrivaled. Features include:


  • Microprocessor Control
  • Precise Temperature Control
  • Superior Uniformity
  • Independent Overtemperature Thermostat
  • Over Temperature Alarm
  • Temperature Uniformity +/-0.8°C at 37°C
  • Temperature Range Ambient +8ºC to 70ºC
  • Four (4) Interior Electrical Outlets
  • Prewired Panel for Chart Recorder
  • Tempered Glass Viewing Window
  • Roller Bottle Apparatus Accommodation
  • Six Shelves
  • 24 Month Limited Warranty
    Key Attributes
    Cu ft. 30.8, 38.6
    Max Temp 70°C
    Min Temp Ambient +8ºC
    Temp Uniformity ± 0.8°C
    Interior Outlets Yes
    Alarms Yes
    Datalogging Capable No
    Warranty (years) 2
    Site Floor
    Weight (lbs) N/A
    Manufacturer Specifications 
    Large Capacity/Reach-In General Purpose Incubators Details SMI31 SMI39
    Exterior Dimensions (wxdxh) Inches 38.8 x 34.3 x 76.9 41.5 x 34.8 x 87.5
    Chamber Dimensions (wxdxh) Inches 32.5 x 26.0 x 63.3 35.0 x 26.0 x 73.2
    Incubator Chamber Capacity cu ft 30.8 38.6
    L 872 1092
    Interior Outlet Number 110V-4/ 220V-4 110V-4/ 220V-4
    Access Port Number 1 1
    Number of Shelves Included 6 6
    Maximum 16 20
    Electrical V / Hz / A 110-120 / 60 / 12.0 110-120 / 60 / 14.5



    Are the shelves in the SMI microbiology incubators fixed or adjustable?

    They are adjustable.


    What is the weight capacity of the shelves?

    The total weight on the shelves cannot exceed 75 pounds per shelf or 450 pounds total.


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