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Misconceptions in Freeze Drying

by biopharma-admin in Uncategorized

<<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

by biopharma-admin in Uncategorized

<<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

by biopharma-admin in Uncategorized

<<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

Fast, Versatile Sample Evaporation: Rocket Synergy

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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

New: Guide to Evaporation

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February 2015 Solvent removal by evaporation is an essential process for sample preparation. But while it's vital to so many applications it’s rare to find an evaporation expert in a laboratory. Evaporation can be carried out quickly, easily, with a minimal of operator involvement. The latest t...Read more

Guide to Evaporation

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Avoid common evaporation mistakes and learn about the latest technologies: get a free copy of our guide to evaporation.Read more

Five questions to ask when sourcing a laboratory freeze dryer

by biopharma-admin in Uncategorized

January 2015 Freeze dryers can be complicated pieces of specialised equipment, with controlled heating, cooling and vacuum interacting with each other to provide the best drying conditions. They are used for many different types of product and there are therefore a variety of different types of ...Read more

Controlling Crystal Polymorphism

by biopharma-admin in Uncategorized

Polymorphism can potentially be found in any crystalline material. It is particularly important in the development of pharmaceutical ingredients as different crystal form can have significantly different physical, chemical and biological properties and many drugs receive regulatory approval for o...Read more

Biopharma Joins BioNow

by biopharma-admin in Uncategorized

November 2014 Biopharma is pleased to have joined BioNow. BioNow supports businesses and innovation within the biomedical and life science sectors across Northern England. Their membership base includes startups and early stage firms as well as established growth-oriented companies. Bionow's m...Read more

Nearly-New Lyostar Freeze Dryer available

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October 2014 A watercooled 3 shelf LyostarIII freeze dryer has become available for immediate purchase. Research, Development and Production Freeze Drying LyostarIII from SP Scientific is the latest generation freeze dryer, designed and built like a production freeze dryer but with the flexibil...Read more