Edge RCF to RPM Converter

You are here

What Clients are Saying:

Great customer service, easy to navigate website.

Relative centrifugal force (RCF) is converted to revolutions per minute (RPM) using the following formula:

The radius, r, is equal to the distance in millimeters between the axis of rotation and the bottom of the gel bed when the block or cartridge is placed in the plate carrier in the centrifuge bucket.

Common Centrifuge Conversion Chart

Calculate RPM for 750 x g and 850 x g

R:    mm

Calculate RPM for:




For an estimated RPM value at a given radius, please refer to the following chart: