Pilot Freeze Dryer BFD-5

Laboratory R+D And Cycle Development Freeze Dryer

Vikumer’s BFD-5 is a laboratory scale freeze dryer, ideal for freeze drying recipe development and process optimization to support the upcoming scale-up. The equipment has all the functions that a pilot unit is needed, precisely control drying steps, fully automatically lyophilize your products and acquire freeze drying data.

  • Shelf Area: 0.1~0.43m2

  • Condenser Capacity: 5Kgs/24Hrs

  • Condenser Temperature: -85C

Pilot Freeze Dryer BFD-5
The New BFD-5 Freeze Dryer

Technical Parameters

Technical Features

The New BFD-5 laboratory freeze dryer offers shelf area up to 0.43m2, condenser capacity up to 5kgs, perfect for laboratory R&D and small amount freeze drying.

  • Pilot Freeze Dryer BFD-5
  • Pilot Freeze Dryer BFD-5
  • Pilot Freeze Dryer BFD-5

Standard Configuration

  • Freestanding type with casters and height adjustable feet.
  • S/S304 made, rectangular drying chamber, cylindrical ice condenser.
  • Transparent, acrylic drying chamber and condenser door.
  • Silicone oil based shelf system, temperature controllable from -50C to +70C.
  • Smooth wall type ice condenser, lowest -85C.
  • Condenser electric defrosting.
  • 2-stage oil sealed vacuum pump, system final pressure 1Pa.
  • Cascade compressor system, CFC free refrigerant, air cooling method.
  • PLC and user-friendly touch screen HMI based control system.
  • IQ, OPQ documents and validation package.

Options and Accessories

  • Stoppering device for vials closing under vacuum.
  • Clean room configuration.
  • S/S316L material.
  • S/S316L door.
  • Condenser isolation valve.
  • Dry vacuum pump.
  • Capacitive vacuum gauge.
  • Inert gas backfill port.
  • VHP port.
  • Side mounted flask rack.
  • Vacuum break filter.
  • Vacuum pump suction filter.
  • Vacuum pump exhaust filter.
  • Pneumatic operated valves for air and water isolate.
  • Eutectic point detector.
  • PC control.
  • -65C shelves.
  • -110C condenser.


  • Brochure BFD-5 EN V32210A4.pdf

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