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freeze drying

[′frēz ‚drī·iŋ]
(engineering)
A method of drying materials, such as certain foods, that would be destroyed by the loss of volatile ingredients or by drying temperatures above the freezing point; the material is frozen under high vacuum so that ice or other frozen solvent will quickly sublime and a porous solid remain.
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Table 24: European 11-Year Perspective for Freeze Drying
The positive results of these initial experiments have led to the development of a commercial stirred freeze drying technology.
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Hull's family of industrial lyophilizers is the complete solution to meet all your freeze drying requirements.
Labconco has been manufacturing and servicing freeze drying equipment for over 25 years.
However, the market growth will be restrained, to an extent, due to factors such as higher set up and maintenance costs of freeze drying systems, rising preference for refurbished lyophilization systems by pharmaceutical companies for cost-cutting activities, emergence and increasing utilization of alternative drying techniques in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
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Though the researchers in the Department of Blood Research had expanded the science of freeze drying human proteins, there appeared to be no commercially viable way forward for American freeze-dried plasma.
The freeze drying method is particularly effective for document restoration because it prevents mold and mildew growth and reduces the possibility of warping and distortion after drying.
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Freeze drying proved to be the best drying approach.