Carr Biosystems Powerfuge – Pilot, P6, P12 & P18

The CARR Biosystems Powerfuge contains a scalable family (four systems available) of high-efficiency separation systems

CARR Biosystems reliable and robust stainless steel equipment addresses even the most challenging separations. Leading biopharmaceutical companies around the world rely on CARR Biosystems machines to manufacture their licensed products. Clean-in-Place (CIP) and Sterilize-in-Place (SIP) systems can be used during product or batch changes to prevent contamination.

  • Designed for bacteria, fungi, proteins and sub-micron particles
  • Proven for the production of plasmid DNA, vaccines, plasma protein, cellular agriculture and specialty chemicals
  • G-forces up to 20,000 x g, the highest g force in the market
  • Bowl volumes from 1.1 L to 36 L
  • Flow rate from 250 ml/min to 1700 L/hr
  • Solid-bowl centrifuges
  • Automatic solid discharge
  • SIP/CIP capabilities
  • Hazardous duty option available


CARR Biosystems long history and deep expertise with pioneering separation technology allows them to deliver top-performing solutions through a reliable supply chain.

CARR Biosystems reliable and robust centrifuges address even the most challenging separations.

CARR Biosystems equipment accommodates small process development volumes to very large commercial needs, allowing for seamless scale-up and scale-down.

CARR Biosystems stainless steel centrifuges are designed to serve a variety of markets.


Sean’s take on this product

Sean Doran
Technical Sales Specialist

Innovative: Only provider of single-use semi-continuous process centrifuge designed to harvest 10L bioreactors up to 20,000 L. Suitable for both cell collection and supernatant harvest, the Unifuge family of centrifuges is the perfect partner to your SUB.

Reliable: Their strong history in manufacturing process equipment put them in the best position to provide market-leading equipment.

Did you know?

Carr Biosystems (formally Pneumatic Scales Angelus) are BPES’ longest serving supplier. We have been working together for almost 30 years!

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    More on CARR Biosystems

    CARR Biosystems is a global leader in the design and manufacture of liquid/solid centrifugal separation systems. Their range of continuous flow centrifuges offers the ability for true scale up of contained processes, from development to production for microbial, yeast, animal cell and fine chemical applications. All centrifuge systems are developed in a state of the art manufacturing facility in Clearwater, Florida. BPES have worked with Carr Centritech in the UK since 1997.


    The Powerfuge Family

    Powerfuge centrifuges are well suited for separation of bacteria, fungi, proteins, and sub-micron particles. At the end of a run, compressed solids can be removed with minimal time and effort.

    Powerfuge Pilot

    The Powerfuge Pilot is. A high power batch liquid/solid separation system with a 1.1 bowl and flow rate of up to 60L/hr for batches up to 100 L.

    Powerfuge P6

    The Powerfuge P6 provide continuous-flow two-phase separation of solids and liquids with a 1 L bowl and flow rates up to 60 L/hr for batches up to 100 L

    Powerfuge P12

    The Powerfuge P12 system provides continuous flow two-phase separation of solids and liquids with a 8 L bowl and flow rates up to 500 L/hr for batches up to 500 L.

    Powerfuge P18

    Boasting the highest capacity in the scalable Powerfuge family, with a 36 L bowl, the P18 system has a flow rate up to 1,700 L/hr for batches of up to 2,000 L.

    CARR Biosystems is a global leader in the design and manufacture of liquid/solid centrifugal separation systems.