July 9, 2019 - Centrifuges are commonly used in medical research for protein, genetic and cellular analysis. Centrifugation involves spinning samples at a fast rate to build up physical forces and release heat. Dense components migrate away from the center axis, while less dense components migrate towards the axis. Depending on the sample, a centrifuge tub must maintain a temperature between 0°C and 40°C while working in ambient temperatures of 23°C to 30°C. Heat load cooling requirements can range from 30 to more than 150 Watts depending on the centrifuge type and size. The highly reliable Ceramic Plate (CP) Series Peltier cooler series from Laird Thermal Systems enables centrifuge manufacturers to resolve thermal design challenges associated with low profile form factors, while also providing vibration resistance and low noise operation.