Calculation of g Force for Centrifuging Semen

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A centrifuge that can be accurately programmed to centrifuge stallion's equine semen at a specific g force should be used. This chapter discusses step by step procedure for calculating g force of the centrifuge for centrifuging semen. It provides a formula to set the centrifuge for revolutions per minute (rpm) speed for the desired g force. The chapter also lists equipments and supplies needed to calculate the g force of the centrifuge.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEquine Reproductive Procedures
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781118904398
ISBN (Print)9780470960394
StatePublished - Aug 25 2014


  • Centrifuge
  • G force
  • Revolutions per minute (rpm) speed
  • Stallion semen


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