Small Production Freeze Dryer

A lab scale production freeze dryer with outstanding features, capable of commercial small volume production. Apply to all industries from food to health care, from bio-pharma to chemical freeze drying. Offers up to 3.24m2 shelf area and 60kgs ice condenser capacity.

Lab-scale Production Freeze Dryer

The Vikumer FD-1 small production freeze dryer perfect fit pilot production in commercial area, or lab scale freeze drying of various products. Designed have considered wide arrays of industry applications, from bulk drying to lyophilization in vials. And it is a cGLP, cGMP and FDA compliance equipment with CE marked. Entirely stainless steel fabricated with state-of-the-art craftsmanship, incorporate with robust technical features.

FD-1 lyophilizer was equipped with a large touch screen HMI, user-friendly interface. To assist operator precisely control freeze drying process, and monitoring system working status. Operator can manage freeze drying recipes, program drying steps, as well as online review drying trends. Of course, there is a user management sector, enable admin assign authority and password.

The FD-1 freeze dryer machine was modular engineered, fully configurable as per user requirement specifications. Any of your demands, we will offer the most economic solutions. Machine will be shipped only after factory debug and extreme test, meet performance request or beyond. A Vikumer lyophilizer is always your trustable partner.

FD-1 Small Production Freeze Dryer

Technical Parameters

Series Bulk Stoppering
Shelves Area 2.16~3.24m2 2.16~2.7m2
Useable Shelves No. 4~6 4~5
Shelves Size 600*900mm 600*900mm
Shelves Spacing 80~50mm 100~60mm
Condenser Temp. -85C -85C
Condenser Capacity 30Kgs/24Hrs 30Kgs/24Hrs
Condenser Max 60Kgs 60Kgs
Final Vacuum <1Pa <1Pa
Power 18Kw 19Kw
Size (W*D*H) 1300*2500*2000mm 1300*2500*2500mm
Weight 2200Kgs 2500Kgs

Key Features

  • All-in-one structure. With casters and height adjustable feet.
  • Stainless steel or powder coated exterior. All sides panels can be opened for maintenance.
  • Stainless steel drying chamber, shelves and trays, surface mirror polish Ra better than 0.6um.
  • Jacketed door with insulation, middle has a large sight glass.
  • Lubricate free doors gasket, designed suit high vacuum environment.
  • Sandwich type plates, enable fluid circulates inside, for shelves cooling and heating.
  • Shelves temperature range -55C to +70C, precise control, uniformity <+/-1C.
  • Shelf temperature ramp reduce or raise available.
  • Bulk or stoppering shelves optional.
  • External type ice condenser, install beneath drying chamber.
  • Ice condenser 24hrs capacity 30kgs, 60kgs in total.
  • Condenser final temperature -85C.
  • Condenser defrost by water immerse.
  • 2 stage oil sealed rotary vane vacuum pump built in freeze dryer.
  • System final vacuum <1Pa, and is adjustable during freeze drying.
  • Vacuum break by pneumatic valve.
  • Semi-hermetic compressor system, water cooling method.
  • PLC and user-friendly touch screen based control system. Allow user control the freeze dryer functions via a graphic HMI:
    • Alive display main components working status.
    • Freeze drying recipes management.
    • Real-time freeze drying curve.
    • Drying data downloadable to USB memory.
    • Automatic and semi-automatic working.
    • Alarms information.
    • Users, authorization and password protection.
    • Probes and gauge calibration.
  • Meet international standards and concepts of cGMP, cGLP and FDA.
  • Documents and validation package include.

Accessories and Options

  • Closed structure, freeze dryer built in a cabinet.
  • Open type structure. All accessories mount on a steel frame.
  • Rectangular drying chamber.
  • S/S304 material.
  • S/S316L material.
  • Hinged door, hand lock.
  • Pneumatic door lock.
  • Sandwich type shelves.
  • S/S304 material.
  • S/S316L material.
  • Heating and chilling shelves.
  • Shelves heating only.
  • Standard trays.
  • Bottom removable, frame trays.
  • Internal condenser, install beneath shelves.
  • External condenser, install beneath drying chamber.
  • S/S304 material.
  • S/S316L material.
  • Condenser isolation valve.
  • 2 stage oil sealed vacuum pump.
  • Scroll vacuum pump, oil free.
  • Hybrid vacuum pump.
  • Pump isolation valve.
  • Vacuum adjust.
  • Semi-hermetic compressor.
  • Cascade compressor.
  • Air cooling.
  • Water cooling.
  • PID control.
  • Electric heating.
  • Shelves max +80C.
  • Safety heating under vacuum.
  • PLC based system.
  • Control via HMI.
  • Control by PC software.
  • SCADA package.
  • 21CFR PART11 compliance.
  • PT-100 temperature probes.
  • Pirani vacuum gauge.
  • Capacitive vacuum gauge.
  • Pneumatic valves for air and water isolate:
  • Vacuum pump isolate, vacuum break.
  • Defrosted water supply and discharge.
  • CIP, clean in place.
  • SIP, steam in place.
  • Clean room config.
  • Validation and document package.