MicroBio MB2-HiFlow Bioaerosol Sampler

Sampling at 180 litres per minute

Bioaerosol samplers are vital equipment for use in bioaerosol research, clean rooms, pharmaceutical validation, food production and packaging, indoor air quality, HVAC and throughout hospitals and healthcare settings, wherever air hygiene is vital. The MicroBio MB2-HiFlow Bioaerosol Sampler has all the features of the tried and trusted MicroBio MB2 model, but with the added advantage of sampling at a rate of 180 litres per minute, nearly halving the time to take a sample. The time to sample a cubic meter of air is reduced from 10 minutes to 6 minutes.

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Trusted economical sampling

The MicroBio MB2-HiFlow uses standard 90 mm Petri dishes and a 400 x 1.0 mm hole stainless steel sampling head, avoiding the expense of proprietary sampling media. Using standard readily available consumables, at low cost with a variety of media, makes the MicroBio MB2-HiFlow an economical instrument to use. In use worldwide, the MicroBio MB2-HiFlow bioaerosol sampler is an invaluable device to help meet a wide range of compliance standards.


Sample head400 holes x 1.0 mm
Stainless Steel
Autoclave safe sampling head
Flow (L/min) 180
Sampling Volume per Sample (litres)10 - 10,000
Autonomy (litres) using NiMh40,000
d50 (µm)1.71
Mean particle velocity (m/s)9.55
Start delay 1 min to 3 hours
Sequential Sampling5 mins to 24 hours, up to 100 individual samples
up to 10,000 Litres
User defined volumes 9
(Default: 100, 200, 400, 500, 750, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 litres)
Screen languagesEnglish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Spanish
90mm Petri dish
Kit weight, inc. all accessories (kg)2.7
Tripod mount ✓ (Supplied with mini table-top tripod)
UNC ¼-20 Photographic thread
Dimensions196 x 100 x 108 mm with attached sampling head
Battery 4 x AA NiMH cells, 6V
Battery replacement User replaceable for under £15
ChargerUK, Euro, USA, Australia
External Power 110 - 240VacOptional
Carry Case
Printed operating manual
Flow rate calibration certificate
DTI VAM Validated
Warranty (note 1)3 years

Note 1: Warranties on purchases prior to 1st November 2023 are two years.


If you require a copy of a manual for an older model, please contact us.

MB2 HiFlow Data Sheet

MicroBio MB2 Operating Manual

RoHS 3 Addendum

Positive Hole Correction Analysis Spreadsheet using Excel™ (Windows™ or Libre Office)

Positive Hole Correction Analysis Spreadsheet using Numbers™ (Apple Mac)

MicroBio cross contamination risk statement

MicroBio air distrurbance statement


Please use the following part numbers when ordering.

Part number
Flow RateHead OptionsPlate configurationPower Option
A-00090-H-401-90-B180 L/min400 x 1.0 mm stainless steel90 mm Petri dishBattery + charger
A-00090-H-401-90-BE180 L/min400 x 1.0 mm stainless steel90 mm Petri dishBattery + charger + mains