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ESCO CelCulture® Incubator 170L IR Sensor, CO2 Control ULPA, Moist Heat Decon 115VAC 50/60HZ

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Sleek, reliable and intuitive, Esco CelCulture® CO2 incubators provide complete sample protection that bring your scientific goals one step closer to reality.


-Rapid direct heating, plus an air jacket for improved chamber stability

-Removable anti-tip shelving for easy cleaning

-99.999% efficient ULPA filter

-Precisely heated water pan with rapid humitidy recovery

-Isocide™ Antimicrobial Powder Coating that eliminates 99.9% of surface bacteria within 24 hours of exposure


  • Neuroscience
  • Stem Cell Research
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Cancer Research
  • Mammalian Cell Research

Robust Contamination Control

  • SteriSafe™ ULPA filtration ISO class 5 air quality
  • SwiftCon™ 90˚C validated moist heat decontamination cycle (15 hours)
  • In-line filters remove gas impurities and contaminants

Direct Heat and Air Jacket

  • Fast and uniform heating
  • Rapid temperature recovery
  • Air jacket improves chamber stability


  • Perforated shelving to improve uniformity
  • Anti-tip
  • Stainless steel
  • Built-in grip

Rounded Corners

  • Seamless design
  • Facilitates easier cleaning

CO₂ Sensor

  • IR Sensor
  • Single-beam, dual-wavelength IR sensor is drift-free
  • Auto-zeroing

Isocide™ Antimicrobial Powder Coating

  • Eliminates 99.9% of surface bacteria within 24 hours of exposure

VivoCell™ Precise Temperature, CO₂ Control and High Humidity

  • Best uniformity and control among competition
  • Fast CO₂, temperature and humidity recovery without overshoot
  • Direct heat design for rapid recovery, with 8 heater grouped into 3 zones
  • Air jacket provides isolation against ambient temperature fluctuations
  • VentiFlow™ forced convection accelerates recovery of chamber air to ISO Class 5 Cleanliness after door closing to prevent contamination
  • Filtered air circulates across water pan to accelerate humidifying process
  • Air flows gently around culture plates, causing no disturbance to cell culture
  • Blower automatically stops when door is opened, to minimize mixing of chamber and room air

Contamination Control System Provides Seamless Protection

  • SteriSafe™ ULPA filtration enables the chamber air to be maintained at ISO class 5 condition.
  • SwiftCon™ 90˚C validated moist heat decontamination cycle operates overnight to eradicate any contamination in the unlikely event it occurs. At the end of the cycle, the chamber is dry and ready to use. Note: For CCL-50L units, further wipe down of the chamber is needed since it has no decon pump and condensation will normally occur after the decontamination cycle.
  • All input gases are filtered by in-line filters before they enter the chamber to remove impurities and contaminants.
  • The incubator’s main body is made from electro-galvanized steel with Esco’s unique ISOCIDE™ antimicrobial coating.
  • The interior of the chamber is made from stainless steel type 304.

User-Friendly Software Interface

  • Comprehensive user-configurable alarms for all the parameters.
  • CelAlert™ alarm system reminds user to replace CO₂ tank and ULPA filter.
  • Intelligent data and event logger records all incubator parameters for on-screen recall.
  • 2 MB built-in flash memory guarantees long term storage of data.
  • Diagnostic interface and online quick help provide comprehensive solutions to frequently encountered problems.
  • RS485 data output


  • Chamber is made of shiny stainless steel chamber with all rounded corners.
  • Ductwork, plenums and shelves are removable without tools.
  • Glass door is removable without tools.
  • Inner gasket removable without tools.


  • Diagnostic functions in the microprocessor include historical read-out of the parameters.
  • Service can be carried out from the top/front
  • Esco electronics and sensors have been expertly designed and paired to be inherently drift-free, to minimize need for calibration


We encourage you to explore the wealth of information available on our product pages. To ensure you're making the right choice, please:

  • Review the product specifications.
  • Consult with the manufacturer or
  • Get in touch with our dedicated sales and technical teams.

To ensure a seamless experience for all, we acept returns for new  items. All returns are subject to a 20% restocking fee. Please double-check that the equipment you're selecting meets your requirements.


When your order arrives, we recommend a thorough check for any potential damage before finalizing the delivery process:

  • Before signing any delivery documentation, ensure your equipment is in perfect condition.
  • If you spot any damage, kindly decline the delivery, and make a note of the damage on the Bill of Lading. Alternatively, inform the UPS/Fedex driver so they can document the reason.

If there are any concerns, please contact us within 48 hours of receipt. If damage is discovered after accepting the delivery without prior documentation, please address any claims directly with the delivery carrier.


Should you encounter any issues with your instrument that can't be addressed, you may return it within 30 days. Please note that certain products are subject to a 20% restocking fee. Customized items are final sale and ineligible for return. When we receive returned items, they undergo a comprehensive inspection and testing. We retain the right to decline returns for items that have been mishandled or improperly used.