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Fast, Versatile Sample Evaporation: Rocket Synergy

by biopharma-admin in Uncategorized

October 2014 The new Genevac Rocket Synergy series sets a new benchmark in sample evaporation versatility through offering automated evaporation of a wide range of sample formats and sizes, from millilitres to tens of litres. The Rocket Synergy can dry or concentrate up to six flasks, each con...Read more

Guide to Choosing a Freeze Dryer

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September 2014 Freeze drying is used for many different types of product - foods, pharmaceuticals, tissues, advanced materials, ingredients, fractions. It is used to improve shelf life, reduce weight, create a particular structure, increase solubility, reduce decay, or make products easier to s...Read more

Misconceptions in Freeze Drying

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Request your copy Fill in the form below to request a copy of the popular "misconceptions" series in a pdf booklet form, with extra misconceptions not included in the previous article. Please note this booklet is not available in all geographies. Alternatively you can read it through online, st...Read more

Misconceptions in Freeze Drying

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<<8: Shelf Spacing Requirements 9. Vacuum pumps are all the same “I have a vacuum in the lab that works fine, I’ll use that one” “I'll just connect the dryer to our house vacuum system” Many pumps often found in the lab – central vacuum systems, single stage pumps or diaphragm pumps – are...Read more

Misconceptions in Freeze Drying

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<<6: Lower chamber pressure means faster freeze drying 7. Condenser overloads “Why does the condenser overload or by-pass when we’re processing far less than its stated overall capacity?” If vapour is being created at a rate faster than the condenser can trap it, the vapour will bypass the...Read more

Misconceptions in Freeze Drying

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<<4: It doesn’t matter how a product is frozen—it’s the drying that’s important 5. Drier (lower final moisture content) is always better Freeze drying aims to increase the stability of a product by reducing the moisture levels, so it is easy to assume that the drier the product, the better....Read more

Misconceptions in Freeze Drying

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<<2: "One size fits all" cycle development 3. Vials can be filled to any depth Product freeze-dries from the top (surface) down, and as it does a layer of dried product gradually builds up on top of the remaining frozen product. This dried layer creates an increasing impediment to the subli...Read more

Misconceptions in Freeze Drying

by biopharma-admin in BTL News Cat 1

Freeze drying can be a complex process to handle effectively but despite improvements in analytical and process science a number of misconceptions persist that prevent practitioners from achieving the best results. In this article we look at some of the misunderstandings we encounter most often. ...Read more

Freeze drying of PCR products

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

August 2014 PCR is a common and often indispensable technique used in medical and biological research labs for applications including functional analysis of genes, the diagnosis of hereditary diseases and the detection and diagnosis of infectious diseases. Storage of PCR Materials by Freeze Dryi...Read more

Freeze Drying Simplified: Video

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

July 2014 Linkam Scientific have created a short video to explain freeze drying and how freeze drying microscopy (Lyostat analysis) can help. Watch the video (opens a new window)>> More about Lyostat>>Read more