Shellab CO2 Air Jacketed Incubator with Heat Decontamination

The Shel Lab Model SCO6AD features the ultimate in contamination control. This unit is ideal for cell culture labs where contamination can result in significant losses of both time and money. It boasts the most effective decontamination cycle on the market – dry heat for two hours at 180°C. This time/temperature relationship satisfies all global standards for decontamination. Plus, the overall decontamination cycle (heat up to cool down) is the fastest on the market, so users will have minimal downtime. In addition, there is no need to remove sensitive components prior to running the decontamination cycle.


Standard Design Features:

  • Infrared (IR) CO2_Sensor is extremely quick to recover CO2 levels after door openings and ensures superior pH stability.
  • Unique air jacket design provides excellent temperature uniformity of +/-0.25°C at 37°C.
  • Humidity levels maintained through evaporation of up to 95%
  • Data logging capabilities
  • Designed to minimize contamination; incudes:
  • The fastest high heat decontamination cycle on the market without having to remove critical components
  • Heated door to ensure superior temperature uniformity and also reduce the potential for condensation to form on the inner glass door
  • Durable stainless-steel chamber with coved corners for easy cleaning
  • Exclusive heated copper CO2 inlet not only promotes temperature uniformity but also prevents moisture from being introduced into the chamber
  • Copper shelving option
  • Autoclavable shelving system
  • 5 years limited warranty, 7 years on the IR sensor
Technical Specification



Interior Volume (Nominal)

167 Litres

Interior Dimensions (WxDxH)

513 x 508 x 647mm

Exterior Dimensions (WxDxH)

724 x 782 x 1003mm

Interior Construction

300 Series Stainless Steel

Exterior Construction

20 Gauge Steel, Powder Coated


3 Standard (8 Total)

Maximum Weight Per Shelf


Permitted Total Load


Access Port (Inner Diameter)


Electrical 50/60Hz



220 - 240V

Full Load (Amps)


Nominal Power (Watts @ 37°C)

110 W

Recommended Breaker (Amps)


Power Cord Supplied


CO2 Range

1 - 20%

Recovery CO2, at 15°C

< 5 min.

Sensor Type


Temperature Recovery (37°C)


Recovery to 37°C after 30 sec Door Opening

6.0 min.

Temperature Uniformity at 37°C

± 0.25°C

Temperature Range

Ambient +8°C to 60°C

Unit Weight Empty


Shipping Weight



5 years, 7 years on the IR sensor

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