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DB-3 Dri-Block Heater, 115V / FDB03OP

Techne's Dri-block® heaters provide a safe, dry, constant temperature source in the laboratory. The block heater units are particularly suitable for microbiology and clinical laboratories for incubation, boiling, inactivation, wet washing, sample concentration, enzyme analysis and many other clinical and industrial purposes.

• Very accurate temperature control
• Analogue or digital control
• Wide range of interchangeable aluminium blocks
• Blocks available as accessories for all applications - tubes, vials and microplates
• Block extraction tool is supplied, allowing blocks to be removed easily
• 3-year warranty as standard

• The DB-3 is designed to hold up to 3 aluminium insert blocks or one 96-well plate block
• Analogue: temperature setting is by a calibrated dial
• Temperature range from ambient to 100°C
• Fast heat-up rate: 30°C to 100°C in just 18 minutes
• Temperature stability at 40°C: ± 0.05°C

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DB-3 Dri-Block Heater, 115V

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Full product specification.


Parameter DB-3
Temperature range Ambient to 100°C
Maximum no. of blocks  3
Temperature stability @40°C ±0.05°C
Temperature stability @ 100°C ±0.1°C
Temperature setting Rotary knob
Temperature scale graduation 2°C   
Temperature display n/a
Maximum variation between identical blocks @ 40°C 0.2°C
Set point accuracy ±2°C
Heat up time: 30 to 37°C 8
Heat up time: 30 to 56°C 12
Heat up time: 30 to Maximum 18
RS232 option available No 
Heater power 450W
Power supply 115V 
Dimensions L x W x H (mm) 279 x 260 x 105
Shipping Weight   6kg