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TLC 50

Peltier-based temperature-controlled cuvette holder with four optical ports
Product Overview

The classic TLC 50 has four optical ports permitting measurement of fluorescence at 90 degrees to the excitation on either side of the excitation beam. Use the Luma 40 for normal temperature ranges of -15 °C to +105 °C. Add a Windowed Jacket, purge with dry gas and run the temperature down to at least -40 °C. Purchase the extended temperature option and extend the range up to +150 °C or down to -50 °C. Fluorescence is sensitive to temperature and reliable measurements require the precise temperature control of the Luma 40. Operate the TC 125 Temperature Controller using the controls on its front panel, control it via Windows program T-App or use the simple text commands of the TC 125 to write your own control program. The model on sale has a base that easily mounts on an optical breadboard. Configurations for mounting in spectrometers are available for added expense.

Product Features

Four optical ports
Rapid, precise temperature control
Windowed jacket available for temperature extremes
Variable speed magnetic stirring
Dry gas purge for work at low temperature
Base and post for mounting on an optical breadboard
Probe input for sample temperature
NIST-traceable temperature calibration

  • Technical Specifications
    Typical use
    Fluorescence
    Optical ports per cuvette
    4
    Optical port dimensions
    12 mm high x 10 mm wide
    Built-in optical slit holders
    4 per cuvette
    Cuvette z-height
    15 mm
    Optical center line height
    70 mm
    Windowed jacket available
    2, 3 or 4 windows
    Normal factory set temperature range
    -40 °C to +105 °C
    Temperature range easily achievable
    -15 °C to +105 °C
    Range with special techniques
    -40 °C to +105 °C
    Temperature precision
    ±0.02 °C
    Temperature accuracy
    ±0.2 °C from 0 ⁰C to +100 ⁰C
    Thermistor probes accepted
    Series 400 or Series 500
    Magnetic stirring motor type
    DC
    Magnetic stirring speed range
    600-2600
    Default stirring speed
    1200 rpm
    Stirring speed best performance
    900-1800 rpm
  • Basic Package

    TLC 50 – Temperature-controlled cuvette holder (standard z-height = 15 mm)
    TC 125 – Temperature Controller
    Baseplate for mounting on an optical breadboard
    BATH 10/US – Circulator
    NIST-traceable calibration and performance data
    Accessories – Magnetic stir bar, tubing, cables, optical slits and opaque cap

  • Accessories
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