IKA RV 3 Rotary Evaporators

Category Rotary Evaporator
Manufacturer IKA
Country of manufacture the United States

The new RV 3 Rotary Evaporator is the ideal entry-level model of the IKA rotary evaporator portfolio. It finds a multitude of uses in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries, in research and development, in manufacturing and quality assurance, in laboratories, and in plant construction.


  • adjustable immersion angle
  • compatible with the entire range of IKA RV 10 glassware
  • flask clamping mechanism with integrated push-off function for easy exchange of evaporation flasks
  • speed range: 5 - 300 min-1
  • New: 3l heating bath
  • manual lift for precise positioning of the glassware
  • low device voltage (24V) ensures user safety
  • locking mechanism: red indicator shows unlocked position of the vapor tube
  • single-handed manual lift handling, suitable for left and right-handed operators
  • water/oil heating bath with carrying handles
  • integrated safety lift-out function in case of power failure
  • locking button for fixing heating bath temperature
  • high-efficiency condenser with 1500 cm² cooling surface - low space requirements
  • clearly legible, glass-covered, black-and-white display panel
  • mechanical lift end-point safety stop
  • stepless speed setting with dial control and speed display


Key Attributes
Condenser type None, Vertical, or Dry Ice
Arm lifting Manual
Temp Range (°C) Ambient to 90 °C
Max. Flask Size 3000 mL
Brand IKA
Rotation speed 20 - 300 rpm
Stroke: 150 mm
Temp Accuracy (°C) ±1
Vacuum controller included No
Programmable Yes
Warranty (years) 2
Weight (lb) 29.8
Width (in) 17.3
Depth (in) 13
Height (in) 20.7


Manufacturer Specifications
Type of cooling vertical
Cooling surface 1500 cm2
Motor principle DC
Speed range 20 - 300 rpm
Speed tolerance set rotation speed < 100rpm 1 ±rpm
Speed tolerance set rotation speed > 100rpm 1 ±%
Lift manual
Stroke 150 mm
Heating temperature range room temp. - 90 °C
Dimensions (W x H x D) 440 x 530 x 330 mm
Weight 13.5 kg
Permissible ambient temperature 5 - 40 °C
Permissible relative humidity 80 %
Protection class according to DIN EN 60529 IP 20
Voltage 100 - 240 V
Frequency 50/60 Hz
Power input 1400 W

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