Varioshake
Shakers

  • Overview
  • Features
  • Models
  • Specs
  • Accessories

The LAUDA Varioshake product line comprises ten shakers in three sizes with five different shaking motions, as well as three shaking incubators in three sizes with one shaking motion.

From orbital shakers, tumbling shakers and rocking shakers, 15ml and 50ml test tubes, to Erlenmeyer flasks and canisters, LAUDA shakers are available in a large number of variants for any application, and shake every sample evenly and consistently.

They are used for mixing a variety of liquids or powders, prevent sedimentation or are used for oxygen enrichment and sample preparation. LAUDA Varioshake shakers are extremely user-friendly, robust and durable and are therefore the ideal companion for everyday work in the laboratory. Their sturdy, low-wear mechanical system ensures extremely smooth operation and reliable continuous duty. The electronics system controls the soft start.

LAUDA Varioshake Shaker

Application examples:

Shaker

  • Mixing of liquids and powders of all kinds
  • Prevention of sedimentation
  • Separation works
  • Extractions with solvents
  • Insert of oxygen, for cultivation of bacteria or yeast
  • Sample preparation in all kinds of vessels
  • Incubation works by placing the shaker inside an incubator

Shaking Incubators

  • Used in cell biology, microbiology, food industry, etc.
  • Exact tempering and mixing of liquids of all kinds (up to 70C)
  • Incubations
  • Growth of yeast or bacteria with increased insert of oxygen (E.coli, mammalian cells)
  • Growth of cell cultures
  • Quality assurance – e.g. food industry

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LAUDA Integral Brochure

LAUDA Varioshake Brochure (1 MB)

LAUDA Varioshake analog

The robust entry-level shakers with analog controls – Varioshake VS 8 OE and VS 8 BE

LAUDA Varioshake Analog and Digital Controls

With digital or analog controls – intuitive and reliable

LAUDA Varioshake digital controls

Modern digital controls and extended range of functions – Varioshake VS 8 O and VS 8 B

LAUDA Varioshake Shaking Incubator

Shaking incubators – simple and compact or robust with several shaking levels

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Wide range of applications

From orbital shakers, tumbling shakers and rocking shakers, 15 ml and 50 ml test tubes, to Erlenmeyer flasks and canisters, LAUDA shakers are available in a large number of variants for any application, and shake every sample evenly and consistently.

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Extensive range of accessories

LAUDA shakers can be used for a large number of purposes, thanks to an extensive range of accessories. From adhesive mats to space-saving platform attachments, the devices can be optimally equipped for any requirement.

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Reliable and durable

LAUDA Varioshake shakers score with superior quality, durability and absolute reliability. Their sturdy, low-wear mechanical system ensures extremely smooth operation and reliable continuous duty. Varioshake shakers and tailored accessories are the ideal solution whenever careful mixing or vigorous shaking are required.

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Attractively priced and versatile

Whether they are used for standard tasks with low demands or as a special solution for individual applications, LAUDA shakers and shaker incubators are versatile and attractively priced.

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Compact design

LAUDA shakers fit into any laboratory environ-ment, thanks to their minimal space requirements. The compact design provides a small footprint on the work surface and guarantees integration in standard incubators.

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Perfect temperature control

LAUDA shaking incubators also permit extremely demanding applications with active temperature control and high temperature stability.

LAUDA Varioshake Shakers

VARIOSHAKE RECIPROCATING SHAKERS

For gentle movement or intensive shaking in continuous operation

Varioshake shakers are equipped with a large number of possible shaking movements for a wide variety of applications. Reciprocating shakers are used in laboratories and incubation and temperature control rooms at ambient temperatures between 10 and 60 °C for shaking bottles, test tubes or separating funnels.

VARIOSHAKE ORBITAL SHAKERS

Universal shakers for reliable continuous operation

The low-noise Varioshake orbital shakers are suitable for the gentle, rapid or vigorous shaking of round vessels such as Erlenmeyer flasks or petri dishes. Depending on the model, they are equipped with user-friendly analog or digital control.

VARIOSHAKE ROCKING SHAKERS

Slow and even rocking at low speed

The robust low-noise rocking shakers from the Varioshake product line are sure to impress with a reduced footprint in the laboratory as well as load-independent speed and digital control. They are perfect for continuous operation.

VARIOSHAKE ORBITAL-ROCKING SHAKERS

For even and gentle tumbling

LAUDA Varioshake shakers execute a tumbling movement of 2 to 50 rpm for reproducible preparation and ideal growth conditions e.g. for cell cultures in bags, petri dishes or edge plates.

VARIOSHAKE OVERHEAD SHAKERS

Special shakers with 360° mixing

With a slow rotation speed of 1 – 20 rpm, LAUDA Varioshake overhead shakers are ideal for shaking mixing and sedimentation cylinders, as well as bottles and tubes with viscous, pasty substances or powders.

VARIOSHAKE SHAKING INCUBATORS

Reliable mixing, shaking and temperature control

With temperatures of up to 70 °C and a connectable circular movement, Varioshake shaking incubators are suitable for applications such as homogenization, incubation, fermentation or chemical and biochemical reactions.

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Varioshake Shakers

Technical features VS 8 OE VS 8 O VS 15 O VS 30 O VS 15 R VS 15 T VS 20 OH VS 8 BE VS 8 B VS 15 B
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Ambient temperature min. °C 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Ambient temperature max. °C 60 50 50 50 50 50 40 60 50 60
Shaking platform width mm 330 330 450 676 450 330 330 450
Shaking platform depth mm 330 330 450 540 450 330 330 450
Load capacity max kg 8 8 15 30 15 15 20 8 8 15
Shaking Amplitude mm 10 10 30 32 3 degrees of
angle to the
horizontal
3 degrees of
angle to the
horizontal
20 20 30
Shaking frequency min 20 min-1 20 min-1 20 min-1 20 min-1 20 min-1 1 min-1 20 min-1 20 min-1 20 min-1
Shaking frequency max 500 min-1 500 min-1 300 min-1 250 min-1 50 min-1 20 min-1 300 min-1 300 min-1 300 min-1
Shaking Motion orbital orbital orbital orbital rocking three-dimensional,
orbital-rocking
overhead-rotating reciprocating reciprocating reciprocating
Dimensions (WxDxH) mm 350x375x160 350x350x160 480x487x160 705x607x160 480x487x160 480x487x160 770x700x715 350x375x160 350x355x160 480x487x160
Weight kg 11 11 19.5 38 19.5 19.5 62 11 11 19.5
Cat. No. 115 V; 60 Hz L003187 L003189 L003193 L003195 L003192 L003191 L003196 L003188 L003190 L003194
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Varioshake Shaking Incubators

Technical features VS 60 OI VS 45 OI VS 150 OI
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Ambient temperature min. °C 10 10 10
Temperature range approx. 8°C above
ambient temperature
to 70°C
approx. 8°C above
ambient temperature
to 70°C
approx. 8°C above
ambient temperature
to 70°C
Temperature stability ±K 0.2 0.2 0.2
Shaking platform width mm 450 450 674
Shaking platform depth mm 450 300 540
Inner dimensions width mm 450 450 674
Inner dimensions depth mm 450 300 540
Inner dimensions height mm 338 320 430
Usable volume L 68 45 150
Capacity approx 60L /
1 shaking tray
approx 45 L /
2 shaking tray
approx 150 L /
2 shaking tray
Load capacity max kg 12 12 20
Shaking Amplitude mm 30 25 25
Shaking frequency min 20 min -1 20 min -1 20 min -1
Shaking frequency max 250 min-1 250 min-1 250 min-1
Shaking Motion orbital, can be
switched on and off
orbital, can be
switched on and off
orbital, can be
switched on and off
Cat. No. 115 V; 60 Hz L003197 L003198 L003199
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Universal Mount
Absolutely universal – can be mounted in three different heights (25, 45, and 65 mm above tray), enabling an unlimited variety of attachments

Cat. No. A000048 A000049 A000050 A000051
Universal Mount Universal Mount Universal Mount Platform frame
for VS 15 T and R
Shaker VS 8 1 pc – – – – – –
Shaker VS 15 – – 1 pc – – 1 pc
Shaker VS 30 – – – – 1 pc – –
Shaker VS 60 OI – – 1 pc – – – –
Cat. No. A000059 A000060 A000041 A000042 A000043
Device Types
Test tube rack
for max 24 tubes
of 12-17mm,
length 75-160mm
Test tube rack
for max 24 tubes
of 25-29 mm,
length 75-160mm
Adhesive mat, black,
200 x 200mm
Non-slip mat,
for shaking
table or tray
Non-slip mat,
for shaking
table or tray
Shaker VS 8 3 pcs 2 pcs 2 pcs 1 – –
Shaker VS 15 6 pcs 4 pcs 4 pcs – – 1
Shaker VS 30 9 pcs 8 pcs 8 pcs – – – –
Shaker VS 45 OI 3 pcs 2 pcs 3 pcs – – – –
Shaker VS 60 OI 6 pcs 4 pcs 4 pcs – – 1
Shaker VS 150 OI 9 pcs 8 pcs 8 pcs – – – –
Lauda Hydro Clamps

Clamps for Erlenmeyer Flasks

Cat. No. Description
A000025 Clamp for Erlenmeyer flask 25 ml
A000026 Clamp for Erlenmeyer flask 50 ml
A000027 Clamp for Erlenmeyer flask 100 ml
A000028 Clamp for Erlenmeyer flask 200 ml
A000029 Clamp for Erlenmeyer flask 250-300 ml
A000030 Clamp for Erlenmeyer flask 500 ml
A000031 Clamp for Erlenmeyer flask 1000 ml
A000032 Clamp for Erlenmeyer flask 2000 ml
Varioshake Accessory - Clamps

Clamps for Separating Funnels

Cat. No. Description
A000054 Clamp for 50 ml Separating Funnels (Squibb)
A000055 Clamp for 100 ml Separating Funnels (Squibb)
A000056 Clamp for 250 ml Separating Funnels (Squibb)
A000057 Clamp for 250 ml Separating Funnels (Conical form)
A000058 Clamp for 500 ml Separating Funnels (Squibb)