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Lyotrap Benchtop Freeze Dryer

This simple to use, touchscreen-controlled benchtop freeze dryer is packed with useful features.

The Lyotrap freeze dryer has an ice capacity of 5kg (3kg in 24hrs) and incorporates an electric defrost facility.

All cycles are logged and can be downloaded via USB. Real-time graphical display of temperature and vacuum is included as standard. This model offers two minimum temperature options: -55°C and -85°C.

-55°C Model Specification
Cat No: FIT/LYO/49/1
Ice Capacity: 5kg (3kg in 24hrs)
Heat Extraction Rate (-40°C): 170W
Min Temp: -55°C
Condenser Chamber Dims: 200mm (dia) x 350mm (depth)
Overall Dims HxWxD, mm: 500mm x 580mm x 630mm

-85°C Model Specification
Cat No: FIT/LYO/52/1
Ice Capacity: 5kg (3kg in 24hrs)
Heat Extraction Rate (-40°C): 170W
Min Temp: -85°C
Condenser Chamber Dims: 200mm (dia) x 350mm (depth)
Overall Dims HxWxD, mm: 500mm x 900mm x 630mm

See below for key features and popular options

Key Features

Popular Options

Touchscreen Controls
Digital display with touchscreen capabilities to control temperatures and features.
Data Logging & USB Data Extraction
Real-time graphical display of temperature and vacuum is included as standard, this data including all other cycle data is logged internally and can be downloaded via USB for external storage.
Plug and Play
Simple to install and use, just plug the unit into the mains and it's ready for use, no installation needed.
Corrosion Resistant Refrigeration System
Built to last, the Lyotrap range comes complete with corrosion resistance increasing the longevity and lifespan of the products.
CFC Free Refrigerant
Due to the negative impact that CFC has on the environment and in line with our efforts to reduce our carbon footprint all Lyotrap models use a CFC free refrigerant.
Acrylic Drying Chamber
The acrylic chamber is designed for use with other Lyotrap accessories to assist in the drying process, dimensions: 300mm dia. x 400mm Height x 8mm Wall Thickness.
8 Port Flask Manifold Lid
Acrylic and stainless steel lid to fit on our standard 300mm diameter acrylic drying chamber. Fits 8 x quick seal valves (supplied separately) which fit over ground glass cone adaptors.
48-Port Ampoule Manifold
Manifold for ampoule freeze drying to fit onto all Lyotrap units. Ampoules can be sealed while attached to the manifold under vacuum by melting the neck with a flame. 96 port ampoule manifold also available.
Adjustable 6 Shelf Rack
Standard aluminium shelf rack to fit inside the acrylic drying chamber, comes with 6 fully removable 270mm diameter shelves, adjustable shelf spacing with 2mm thick anodized aluminium supports.
Spin Freezer
Fast freeze ampoules ready for freeze dry. Ampoules sit angled facing out at the base. The combination of centrifugal force and vacuum forms a wedge of frozen product stretching up the side of the ampoule, creating a large surface for sublimation and drying.

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