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MAGNUM® Pilot Freeze Dryer

MAGNUM® Freeze Dryer

Perfect for Small Scale Production

Offering up to 20 sq ft of shelf area and a condensing rate of 30 liters, the MAGNUM Pilot Freeze Dryer stands out amongst the competition. This lyophilizer offers 30% more shelf area than most other units in its class.  While the MAGNUM is commonly used for R&D purposes in the lab, it is the perfect lyophilizer for small scale production.

Our easy-to-use software provides automatic freeze-drying, defrost, system and leak rate testing. Data can be printed either numerically or graphically. This same control system is used on industrial dryers, allowing scaling to production. An interactive maintenance screen simplifies component servicing. All systems are remotely accessible, with customer approval, for troubleshooting process issues. Now available with Clean in Place.

SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

  • 10 shelf pull down from +20 to –40C in less than 40 minutes
  • Vacuum pull down to 100 mT in less than 20 minutes
  • Vacuum leak rate less than 30 mT per hour
  • Vacuum level 10 mT in clean dry system (-85)
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About the MAGNUM Freeze Dryer

SPECIFICATIONS

CONTROL SYSTEM

  • PC/PLC with ethernet and remote Internet connectivity
  • Manual and automatic operating modes
  • Graphic and numeric data collection
  • Automatic system and leak rate testing
  • Options for Protocol Optimization and Controlled Nucleation

 

SHELF SYSTEM

  • Up to 20 sq. ft. of shelf area
  • Large shelves for more product capacity – 12″ x 24″
  • Increased stoppering pressure – for 2ml vials
  • 316L on all wetted parts

 

CONDENSER

  • 6″ vapor port standard
  • Exposed coil condenser for maximum efficiency
  • Hot gas defrost

 

REFRIGERATION

  • High reliability scroll compressors
  • Oversized refrigeration components for high reliability
  • CFC-Free, non-proprietary refrigerants

 

VACUUM

  • Pirani vacuum sensor standard
  • Vacuum control standard
  • Gas backfill standard
  • 375LPM corrosion resistant vacuum pump

 

PORTS

  • Sanitary style fittings on all sensor and vacuum ports
  • Built-in validation port – sanitary fitting

Note: Specifications subject to change without notice. All specifications based on 20C ambient on 60Hz.

 

MAGNUM STANDARD FEATURES
SHELF AREA 10 sq ft to 20 sq ft
SHELF ASSEMBLY Bulk or Hydraulic Stoppering
SHELF TEMPERATURE RANGE -45ºC or -70º to + 65°C
SHELF HEAT TRANSFER Hollow Fluid Filled
SHELF SIZE/FINISH 12″x24″, 316L, 20 Ra or better
VAPOR PORT 6″ Standard, 8″ Option
CONDENSER TEMP -53°C or -85°C
CONDENSER CAPACITY 30L
CONDENSING RATE 20L in 24 hours
CONDENSER STYLE Exposed Coil
DEFROST Hot Gas
COMPRESSORS (SCROLL) 5hp (-53ºC), 3.5hp & 2hp (-85°C)
PRODUCT SENSORS 4, Type T
VACUUM PUMP 375 LPM, Corrosion Resistant
VACUUM CONTROL Pirani w/ Solenoid & Needle Valve
GAS BACKFILL included
CONTROL SYSTEM PC/PLC with Opt-Dry Software
TRAYS One per shelf included
CABINET 46″w x 37″d x 80″h
ELECTRICAL 230V/3ph/60Hz/30A (-53°C)
  230V/1ph/60Hz/40A (-85°C)

 

VIAL CAPACITY

VIAL
(ml)
DIA
(mm)
HT
(mm)
# Shelves
      5 6 7 8 9 10
2 16 41 3870 4644 5418 6192 6966 7740
5 22 48 2015 2418 2821 3224 3627  
10 24 58 1610 1932 2254 2576 2898  
20 29 71 1090 1308 1526 1744    
50 43 81 480 576 672  768    
100 52 92 325 390 455      

* Capacity data shown in the above chart is an approximation.

SHELF CONFIGURATION

Shelves Spacing
(in/mm)
Area
(sq ft/sq M)
5 5.5 / 139 10 / 0.93
6 4.5 / 114 12 / 1.1
7 3.75 / 95 14 / 1.3
8 3.25 / 82 16 / 1.48
9 2.8 / 71 18 / 1.67
10 2.5 / 63 20 / 1.86

BULK FILL

Depth 5 6 7 8 9 10
10mm 9.3 11.1 13 14.8 16.7 18.8
15mm 13.9 16.7 19.5 22.3 25 27.8
20mm 18.5 22.3 26 29.7 33.4 37.1

* Capacity data shown in the above chart is an approximation.

OPTI-DRY® PC/PLC CONTROL

The MAGNUM Series comes complete with PLC controls and a PC for programming and data collection. Our easy-to-use software provides automatic freeze-drying, defrost, and system test. Data can be printed either numerically or graphically. This same control system can be used on industrial dryers, allowing scaling to production. An interactive maintenance screen simplifies component servicing.

OPTI-DRY uses an Ethernet platform for hardware connectivity making data transmission extremely fast. It also provides web connectivity for those who want remote access to their systems.

For R&D, Protocol Development, Small Scale Freeze
Drying Production, Cycle Automation, Opti-Dry offers all the tools you need.

AVAILABLE OPTIONS

  • Shelf Latching Kit
  • LN2 Trap
  • Water Cooled Condenser
  • 6″ Vapor Port
  • Water Defrost
  • Up to 18 Product Probes
  • Capacitance Manometer
  • Proportional Vacuum Control
  • Dry Vacuum Pump
  • Isolation Valve
  • Stainless Steel Doors
  • Resistivity Probe
  • Spider Sample Extractor
  • Millrock Reporter - Batch Reporting
  • Clean in Place (CIP) Video
  • Clean Room Configuration
  • Isolator Interface
  • H2O2 Integration Kit
  • 21 CFR Part 11 Software
  • Validation Documentation
  • IQ/OQ Workbook
  • FAT/SAT

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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