The UNICORE -86ºC freezer by Z-SC1 was developed exclusively for samples disaster recovery plan. The first ULT freezer to use when your main freezer malfunctions due to mechanical failure or natural disaster.
This freezer comes delivered with documentation that offers guidance for developing a cryogenic samples disaster recovery plan, steps to follow when your freezer malfunctions due to mechanical failure or natural disaster, and samples handling and storage protocols.
The UNICORE -86ºC is the only freezer capable of getting to -80ºC in less than 2 hours and using regular 120V outlet. Industry leaders publish pull down performance to -80ºC in the range of 5 to 8 hours (some as much as 12 hrs.) and all require 220V.
Therefore the UNICORE -86ºC does not need to be kept running when utilized as a backup freezer. Also, UNICORE -86ºC does not need to be delivered cold since most freezers on the market can handle 2 hours of warm up time without compromising sample integrity. Enough time for the UNICORE -86ºC to be plugged in, started and brought to -80ºC in order to transfer your precious samples. With its outstanding reserve refrigeration power the Unicore can even start and pull down to -80 on any regular power back up generator in case of a Disaster.