The new bench-top mixer, extruder and spheronizer from Caleva 

The Multi Lab Classic is a brand new all-in-one solution for bench-top formulation development with digital touchscreen operation and an intuitive user interface. 


Machine Overview

  • Mix, extrude, and spheronize
  • 7” touchscreen display*
  • Easy to operate
  • Compact bench-top design
  • Small batch sizes from 15 - 40 g (formulation and bowl dependent)
  • Upgradable to the Multi Lab Scientific
  • Standard product configuration:
    • 230v 50/60Hz – Part Number: MLX-2SBXU
    • 110v 50/60Hz – Part Number: MLX-1SBXU 
    • Software – MLC1.01
  • Technical Specifications Download

*Suitable for use with gloves



Product Description 

The Multi Lab Classic (MLC) is a digital all-in-one bench-top mixer, extruder and spheronizer designed as a direct replacement for the Caleva Multi Lab.  It is the latest addition to Caleva’s range of equipment for wet granulation mixing, extrusion, and spheronization, for the production of extrudate and  pellets (also referred to as granules, beads or spheroids).

The Multi Lab Classic is ideal for research, proof-of-concept work, formulation development and formulation optimisation, and delivers a faster, smarter all-in-one solution for your laboratory or teaching facility.

Upgrade for Data Acquisition & Recipe Management

The Multi Lab Classic software and accessories can be upgraded after purchase to become the Multi Lab Scientific.

The upgrade unlocks advanced features such as recipe management, automatic control, motor load % data, microscopic image capture, automated data capture and data export.

Compare the features of the Multi Lab Classic and the Multi Lab Scientific in the table below, or visit the Multi Lab Scientific page to learn more.

MLC MLS Features Comparison Chart


Rapid, Streamlined Experiments

Take your formulation from powder to pellets in 20 minutes or less with the Multi Lab Classic's rapid processing times. The quick-release attachments and automatic attachment detection makes moving through the different processes quicker and easier than ever. 

Simple Maintenance

Maintenance is quick and simple thanks to our convenient Spares Kits, easy-to-follow maintenance schedule and cleaning guide. Keeping a Spares Kit available allows you to immediately replace worn-out consumable parts, which is not only crucial when adhering to GLP standards, but also helps to significantly reduce downtime, while ensuring the consistency and reliability of your results over time.

Safety and Compliance

Our team of expert engineers have used clever safety features which are seamlessly integrated with the machine and will not interrupt or obstruct your workflow.

Discover More in an Online Demonstration

Learn more about the Multi Lab Classic and its upgrade options during an online demonstration with one of our equipment specialists.

Suitable for Use in a Wide Range of Industries

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We are positively surprised by the ease of use and time saved making the beads.

Tristan Spreng Imperial College London

This is simply amazing... There will be no comparison

HD India

The equipment has many advances in hardware and also now with software, these are important advantages.

PM France