Portable Heating Block

Vario mini Heating Block

portable heating block

Portable Heating Block

Reliable sample digestion on the road.

The brand-new NANOCOLOR® VARIO Mini is an optimal addition for the heating block product range of MACHEREY-NAGEL. Due to its compact size and the flexible power supply via the cigarette lighter of your car, sample digestion on the road is no longer a challenge.

Be flexible, save time and benefit from the fast and safe performance of all necessary sample digestions in water- and wastewater analysis on-site.

Heating block 6 bore holes for test tubes with 16 mm OD (outer diameter) incl. power supply, hinged protective cover, manual and certificate. Available with USB cable and car adapter.


• Qualitative heating block at a fair price
• Flexible power supply for sample preparation directly on the road
• Prepare up to 6 samples simultaneously
• Inspection and calibration with NANOCOLOR® USB T-Set

Technical data

Instrument: NANOCOLOR® VARIO Mini
Type: Heating block for chemical-analytical digestion with 6 bore holes for tubes with 16 mm OD
Display: Graphic display 128 x 64 Pixel
Operation: Icon-based menu guidance via 4 buttons
Temperatures: 70 °C / 100 °C / 120 °C / 148 °C / 150 °C / 160 °C
Temperature stability: ± 1 °C (according to DIN, EN, ISO and EPA methods)
Warm-up time: from 20 °C to 160 °C within 25 min
Heating times: 30 min / 60 min / 120 min
Safety: Protective cover with magnetic locking; overtemperature protection
Interface: Mini-USB-OTG (On-The-Go) interface; Connectivity for NANOCOLOR® USB T-Set (REF 919 921; Facility for an automated calibration and creation of a test certificate for inspection equipment monitoring)
Analytical quality control: With NANOCOLOR® USB T-Set (REF 919 921)
optional fully automatic calibration and preparation of test certificates for instrument control and monitoring according to ISO 9001)
Update: Via Internet and USB-Stick
Operating range: 10 °C – 40 °C; max. 80 % relative humidity (without condensation)
Power supply: 12 V DC 5A
Power consumption: 60 W
Dimensions (B x T x H): 105 x 125 x 170 mm
Weight: 670 g
Quality mark: CE
Warranty: 2 years

See the full range of Macherey Nagel VARIO heating blocks on our heating blocks page.

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