Tubes and Bottles

Whether you are helping to solve complex biological problems, investigating the causes of diseases or finding potential new cures, you need consumables that meet your workflow needs. 
Consumables from Beckman Coulter are available in a variety of sizes and materials. Visit the tube selection guide to find the consumables that are right for your application.

A number of factors go into selecting the right tube or bottles for an application, including:
  • Separation technique
  • Sample type
  • Solvent or gradient media
  • Disposable or reusable format
  • Transparent, translucent or opaque
  • Diaphanous tubes designed to be sliced or punctured
  • Autoclavable tubes that can be sterilized and reused
  • Tubes resistant to a variety of chemical compounds


Explore Centrifuge Tubes & Bottles

Tube & Bottle Selection Guide

Choosing the right tube or bottle for your protocol can be challenging. Considering your requirements and these factors will make your selection easier. 

Certified Free Tubes

These tubes exhibit no detectable DNA, DNase, RNase, PCR inhibitors, or endotoxins and are ideal for genomics, exosomes, and proteomics workflows. 

HarvestLine System Liners

Bottle liners to help you safely harvest high-quality samples in fewer steps from prep to cleanup.

Open Top Tubes

Single-use and reusable open top tubes in multiple material types and volume ranges for easy sample loading and recovery.

Sealing Tubes

OptiSeal and Quick Seal tubes provide a fast, reliable seal every time.

Specialty Tubes

Specialty tubes include stainless steel for chemical and heat-sensitive applications, single-use transparent tubes and more

Sterile Tubes

In addition to the benefits of being certified free, these tubes are sterilized via ethylene oxide and are ideal for protein prep and virus purification workflows. 

Bottles & Large Volume Tubes

Centrifugation bottles for an array of applications, such as large-volume pelleting, protein purification, DNA isolation or sample storage.

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