Non-Sterile Freeze Dryers
Production Freeze Dryers/Lyophilizers
- 304L stainless steel for non-pharmaceutical applications.
- 316L stainless steel for pharmaceutical applications.
Custom Designed to Fit Your Needs
Our lyophilizers can be custom designed to fit your application needs. Our condenser assemblies can be internal or external with the option of either bulk or stoppering style shelf assemblies. Cylindrical chambers are another option that offer cost savings and can be supplied up to 80 square feet in shelf area. Additionally, options such as: isolation valves, redundant compressors, redundant vacuum pumps, and clean-in-place (CIP) piping can also be provided.
Typical Operations Specifications for Non-Sterile Freeze Dryers
|Condenser Cool Down||< 10 minutes to –50 C|
|Defrost Time||< 30 minutes|
|Ultimate Vacuum||5 mT|
|Vacuum Pull-Down||< 20 minutes to 100 mT|
|Vacuum Leak Rate||< 3 x 10-2 mbar-liter/sec|
|Shelf Cooling (20 C to –40C)||<40 minutes|
|Shelf Heating||> 1 C/min|
Non-Sterile Freeze Dryers Features
|Control System PLC||Opto 22 or Allen-Bradley|
|Shelf Temperature Range||-60C to +65C (+80C option)|
|Shelf Heat Transfer||Hollow Fluid Filled|
|Shelf Material and Finish||316L, 20 Ra or better with Optional Electropolish|
|Shelf Area||8 sq ft to 10 sq ft|
|Shelf Assembly||Bulk or Hydraulic Stoppering|
|Condenser Temperature||-75 C|
|Chamber Configuration||Cylindrical or Rectangular|
|Chamber Rating||Full Vacuum|
|Condenser Style||Coil or Plate|
|Compressors||Two StageCarlyle, Bitzer, Mycom (screw)|
|Defrost||Hot Gas or Hot Water|
|Vacuum Pump||Leybold Rotary Vane or Dry Pumps|
with Solenoid & Needle Valve
|Product Sensors||One per shelf standard|
|Water Ring Pump||Nash-Elmo|
|Frame||Welded and Painted|
For a complete list and comparison of all our Freeze Dryers, please visit our main Freeze Dryer page.