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Tornado Overhead Stirring System

The Tornado allows powerful, controlled mechanical stirring of up to six round bottom flasks when combined with the Carousel 6 Reaction Station; offering unrivalled stirring for both viscous samples and for the dispersion of delicate solids in solution.

Key Features

  • Integrates with Carousel 6 to provide heated and stirred reactions.
  • Rapid heating to 180˚C, with water cooled reflux head.
  • Perform reactions under an inert atmosphere.
  • Accepts 50ml, 100ml and 250ml round bottom flasks.
  • Uses a single overhead stirrer - save space and money compared with multiple set-ups.
  • Compatible with all leading brands of overhead stirrer.
  • 2-speed drive allows overhead stirrers with less torque to be used for higher viscosities.
  • Stir to 1,000rpm in low viscosity.
  • Max. viscosity 10,000mPas at 500rpm.
  • Integral polycarbonate safety guard prevents accidental contact with rotating parts.
  • Optional clamp and stand provides added stability during operation.  


RR99951   Tornado Plus Overhead Stirrer
                  Includes drive unit, 6 x stirrer guide mechanisms, stirring motor coupling,  
                  stirring motor clamp and polycarbonate safety shield.

RR99230   Tornado Support Stand.
                  Provides support and rigidity with a unique double support rod and brace 

The Carousel 6 Plus Family

Radleys Carousel 6 Plus Family

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Tornado Features

Fits directly onto the Carousel 6 Plus without the use of tools.

Radleys Tornado GlasswareRadleys Universal Stand ComboRadleys Tornado PTFE Stirring PaddlesTool-free PEEK ‘Pinch-Grip’ mechanism   

Choice of flask sizes and styles; with wide neck option

Wide neck flasks allow easier removal of viscous and solid samples and the use of larger stirrer blades. Baffles also improve stirring by disrupting the creation of a vortex.

Universal Support Stand aids stability

This heavy duty, stainless steel and aluminium stand provides the added support needed for stable operation of the Tornado. Tool-free design is easy to assemble.

Choice of PTFE Stirring Paddles

Choose from centrifugal, anchor and propeller PTFE stirrers, specifically sized for each vessel. Custom formats available on request.

Pinch-Grip Stirrer Guide Assembly allows easy stirrer shaft insertion

Unique PEEK Pinch-Grip mechanism allows easy, tool-free stirrer shaft insertion and operation under an inert atmosphere.

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