Ultra-Turrax® T 10

Category Rotor-Stator Homogenizer
Manufacturer IKA
Country of manufacture the United States

Small dispersing instrument for volumes from 0.5 - 100 ml (H2O). It offers a wide speed range from 8000 – 30,000 rpm that enables users to work at high circumferential speeds even with small rotor diameters. A broad choice of dispersing elements guarantees a wide range of applications. 

  • Quick-connect coupling for changing dispersing elements easily
  • Ideal for manual operation due to its light weight and ergonomic design
  • Extremely mobile due to direct line power (no transformer required)
  • Stainless steel dispersing elements can be cleaned quickly and easily as they can be dismounted without tools
  • Plastic disposable dispersing elements are available in two sizes, particularly suitable for PCR analysis
  • High performance drive ensures immense speed stability
  • Quiet operation

Dispersing elements sold separately.  Click here for dispersing elements.

Key Attributes
Homogenizer Type Rotor-Stator
Sample Throughput 1 sample
Sample Volume (min) 0.5 ml
Sample Volume (max) 100 ml
Usage / Placement Handheld / Benchtop
Cooling No
Warranty 3 years
Noise Level 65 dB
Weight 1.1 lb
Width 2.2"
Depth 2.6"
Height 7.0"
Manufacturer Specifications
Motor rating input 125 W
Motor rating output 75 W
Volume range min. (H2O) 0.0005 l
Volume range max. (H2O) 0.1 l
Viscosity max. 5000 mPas
Speed range 8000 - 30000 rpm
Speed display scale
Speed control stepless
Noise without element 65 dB(A)
Extension arm diameter 8 mm
Extension arm length 100 mm
Process type batch
Power-on time ON 10 min
Power-om time OFF 5 min
Dimensions (W x H x D) 56 x 178 x 66 mm
Weight 0.5 kg
Permissible ambient temperature 5 - 40 °C
Permissible relative humidity 80 %
Protection class according to DIN EN 60529 IP 30
Voltage 230 / 115 / 100 V
Frequency 50/60 Hz
Power input 125 W

What is the maximum continuous period of time that I can run the Ultra-Turrax® T 10?

The motor is rated for 100% on time, but where you'll run into issues is the teflon bearing inside the dispersing element. That will eventually overheat, depending on the speed used and both the substances and volumes being homogenized. That said, most substances will achieve their minimum achievable particle size in a matter of seconds or minutes so it shouldn't be an issue.

If you're running the Ultra-Turrax for longer than that, you're probably either running it for longer than necessary or using the incorrect instrument for the application. If you want something which can be used continuously for an in-line process, this is not the correct instrument; this is for batch processes only. If want to ensure that an already homogenized substance stays mixed after homogenization, you should homogenize with the Ultra-Turrax first then utilize an overhead stirrer to prevent sedimentation or separation.


Can I use the Ultra-Turrax® T 10 with organic solvents?

Yes. When using the standard steel probes, the materials in contact with the medium would be stainless steel and PTFE, both of which have excellent chemical compatibility with most solvents. If you have questions about any particular probe / solvent combination, please contact us at support@homogenizers.net.


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