Eight-shelf pilot lyophilizer (freeze-drying, 50 litres)

Eight-shelf pilot lyophilizer (freeze-drying, 50 litres)

Manufacturer: Virtis SP Scientific
Model: VirTual 50 L


  • Liquid freeze-drying in order to obtain a solid powder
  • Condenses up to 20 L of ice for a period of 24 hours
  • Temperature range between -55 and 65 °C
  • 50-liter internal coil condenser
  • Capacity of eight 4-litre shelves
  • Freezing time from 20 to 40 °C < than 50 minutes


  • Liquids (that can be frozen)
  • Dehydrated food, milk, probiotics
  • Bacteria, yeasts, moulds
  • Enzyme extracts
  • Polymers

Examples of applications

  • Freeze-drying of silica nanoparticles, nanomaterials, biopolymers, etc.
  • Freeze-drying of formulations produced by fermentation processes
  • Freeze-drying of purified microorganisms or microbial consortia
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