The Sigma 8KBS stand-alone refrigerated centrifuge is optimised for the needs of blood banks. The motorized lid lock makes it especially easy to use. The maximum capacity is 12 blood bags on the swing-out rotor. The centrifuge can optionally be equipped with functions for professional data handling in blood banks, based on the ISBT 128 barcode standard. The centrifuge has a low loading height, is pleasantly quiet in operation, and has low power consumption The centrifuge is optionally available with water cooling.