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BrandTech™ VACUUBRAND™ BVC Fluid Aspiration Systems for Cell Culture

BVC fluid aspiration systems are the first to account for the needs of a modern biology laboratory

Manufacturer:  BrandTech™ 20727203

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Catalog No. 13-688-008



 Basic, Control and Professional models to serve your fluid aspiration needs.


  • 2 or 4L vessels for safe collection and disposal of your biological waste.
  • Autoclavable hydrophobic 0.2μm biofilter protects the pump or other vacuum supply from biohazardous aerosols.
  • The VacuuHandControl (VHC) keeps all fluid within the aspiration tubing for the ultimate in containment and cleaning convenience.
  • G models feature a 2L glass collection vessel with scratch and fragment protection coating and true bleach resistance.
  • Standard versions include a 4L heavy duty polypropylene vacuum bottle for increased capacity.
  • Control and Professional models feature powerful VACUUBRAND™ chemistry design vacuum pumps with exceptionally long service life and enough power for two users.
  • Streamlined design incorporates bottle, controls and pump (Control and Professional models), in a lab friendly small footprint.
  • Quick connectors are supplied with the standard (non-G) Professional, but can be added to the other five models.


BVC Basic

  • The unpowered version, suitable for use with a VACUU LAN vacuum network, central vacuum system or shared pump.
  • Provides a suitable vacuum level in the bottle for aspiration, and shuts off connection to the line when appropriate vacuum level is reached.
  • Supplied with a stable and easy-to-clean powder coated metal stand, 0.2μm aerosol filter, and VacuuHandControl.
  • Available in heavy duty polypropylene, or bleach resistant glass versions.
BVC Control
  • The BVC Control features a powerful whisper-quiet VACUUBRAND chemistry-design vacuum pump, eliminating the need for central vacuum supply.
  • Potentially biohazardous materials can be contained in a local area.
  • The pump is turned on and off automatically on demand when using the VacuuHandControl which further reduces the noise level.
  • An easy to clean touch panel adjusts and indicates the vacuum level switchpoint.
  • Available with either a 4L polypropylene, or 2L bleach resistant glass bottle.
BVC Professional
  • Includes an external liquid level sensor, which operates without contacting bottle contents.
  • A special disinfection program allows the aspiration of disinfectant after the system is shut down to decontaminate the VacuuHandControl.
  • The 4L polypropylene bottle version is supplied with quick connectors as standard.
  • The 2L glass bottle “bleach proof” version includes hose barb connections; optional quick connectors are available.
Available Accessories: 
  • Replacement filter 638266
  • Replacement VHCpro tubing (sold per meter, minimum order 3m) 636156
  • VHCpro hand controller (one supplied with unit) 688061
  • VHCpro stand 635680
  • Pipette tip ejector for VHCpro 635638
  • 8-channel adapter with tip ejector for VHCpro 635679
  • BVC shuttle (wheeled cart to facilitate access to BVC when under a BSC) 696880
  • Quick connect for second user (between VHCpro and bottle) 635807
  • Standard connect for second user 699943
  • Quick connect (between bottle and pump) 635808
  • Replacement 4L PP bottle (with cap) 635810
  • Replacement 2L glass bottle (with cap) 635809
  • 2L glass bottle adapter 635839


100/120V 50/60Hz
16.09 lb.
4L Polypropylene bottle, vacuum pump, US plug, 0.2μm biofilter
BVC control
-10 to 60°C
0.4/0.5 CFM
19.68 in.
16.06 in.
7.63 in.