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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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The worldwide demand for laboratory lyophilizers was more than $60 million in 2007 and should continue to grow at 6% to 7% annually.
People would like to develop a continuous process so that a material is moving through the lyophilizer in a nonbatch way, so that material goes in one end and product is collected out of the other end," Topp said.
The Vanrx aseptic filling equipment will be installed within a prefabricated modular cleanroom from Biologics Modular, and attached to a lyophilizer from SP Scientific.
The company's original facility on Sundial Avenue in Manchester was established in 1997 and is currently being used for medical device manufacturing and features 8 lyophilizers in sizes from 12 square feet to 179 square feet.
10) For lyophilization, there are distinct differences in equipment capability among laboratory, pilot, and production scale lyophilizers.
Currently, control systems follow the architecture of PLC system for actuation of the mechanical components of the lyophilizer or loading systems, which connects to a PC or HMI," he says.
We have to create the proper environment where vials can be filled and sent to the lyophilizer and then back out again and crimped in an aseptic environment.
The Virtis Benchmark 3000 lyophilizer provides thirty-six square feet of shelf area and can support production runs of up to 13,000 vials per campaign.
Tenders are invited for Supply of automated dna and rna analyser, hplc, lyophilizer, voltammetry system and 4 degree chamber in department of medicine, institute of medical sciences, bhu, varanasi
Inside Sterile University OsoBio has set up fully functioning equipment such as a filler and a lyophilizer to enable new employees to get hands-on experience working with the equipment before they go into the sterile "core" of the manufacturing areas.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Lyophilizer / Freeze Drier
Kemwell Biopharma has expanded its lyophilization capacity with the installation and qualification of a commercial scale lyophilizer, adding GMP lyophilization capability to its sterile injectable offerings for biologies and pharmaceuticals.