90% of centrifuge failures are the result of user errors. These errors may result in lost samples and damaged equipment as well as a risk to you the lab user and your lab.
Consult the owner's manual and centrifuge log (especially critical on ultra centrifuge), insure the tube fits properly in the rotor. This is important because up to 600,000 G forces may be generated during the centrifugation procedure.
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