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LYOFAST
Industrial Freeze Dryer

Freeze-drying of biopharmaceuticals has become a routine procedure, which leads to an increase in product stability. LYOFAST is the pre-engineered cost-effective, reliable and efficient standard solution.

Freeze-drying of biopharmaceuticals has become a routine procedure, which leads to an increase in product stability. LYOFAST is the pre-engineered cost-effective, reliable and efficient standard solution.

More than a standard solution

The freeze drying process has important applications in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and pharmaceutical freeze drying is now a standard process used to stabilize, store or increase the shelf life of drug products and other biologicals.

LYOFAST is IMA Life solution to keep freeze-drying competitive as a pharmaceutical processing step.

For either bulk format or liquid in vials, ampoules or syringes, the LYOFAST units are designed for freeze drying high value products, such as: vaccines, antibiotics, cytostatics, biologicals, hormones, active ingredients, and reactives.

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LYOFAST Highlights

1.
Freeze drying areas from 4 m2 to 50 m2.
2.
Cylindrical or rectangular chamber with separate ice condenser.
3.
Two stage reciprocating semi-hermetic, water-cooled refrigeration system.
4.
Shelf cooling to -55°C and condenser cooling to -75/120°C. HFC refrigerants with direct expansion.
5.
Variable shelf interdistance and integrated design with the loading system.
6.
FUSION™ shelves in AISI 316L with brushed satin finish, mirror finished edges and 0.5 mm/m flatness.
7.
Vertical sliding slot door.
8.
Vacuum measurements with active Pirani type gauge.
By constructing the LYOFAST freeze dryer from a series of standard modules, IMA Life is able to compress project schedules and reduce lead-times, even with large capacity equipment, with significant cost-savings.
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LYOFAST TECHNICAL DATA
Model Chamber/Condenser Geometry Min.condenser capacity (kg@12.7 mm ice) Manual Loaded Auto Loaded
Shelf area up to (m2) N. of usable shelves up to Maxi. vials loading capacity (2R vial) Usable Shelf area range (m2) N. of shelves up to  Max. vials loading capacity (2R vial)
Lyofast 1 Cylindrical Integral 27 1.4 5 5,700
Lyofast 3 Cylindrical Integral 67 2.8 5 11,500
Lyofast 5  Cylindrical Integral 101 5.1 9 20,700
Lyofast 7 Cylindrical Integral 148 7.8 7 46,600
Lyofast 5 Rectangular Integral 92 5.9 7 24,100 5.4 7 23,700
Lyofast 7 Rectangular Integral 136 7.4 5 30,200 7.0 5 30,900
Lyofast 10 Rectangular Integral 186 10.4 7 42,300 9.7 7 43,300
Lyofast 15 Rectangular Integral 252 16.3 7 66,100 15.4 7 68,700
Lyofast 5 Rectangular Integral 97 5.4 7 24,100 5.4 7 23,700
Lyofast 7 Rectangular Integral 143 7.8 7 31,700 7.3 7 32,400
Lyofast 10 Rectangular Integral 194 12.3 11 49,800 11.5 11 50,900
Lyofast 15 Rectangular Integral 273 17.9 12 72,500 16.7 12 74,200

 

Model Chamber/Condenser Geometry Min.condenser capacity (kg@12.7 mm ice) Manual Loaded Auto Loaded
Shelf area up to (m2) N. of usable shelves up to Maxi. vials loading capacity (2R vial) Usable Shelf area range (m2) N. of shelves up to  Max. vials loading capacity (2R vial)
Lyofast 20 Rectangular Integral 359 22.3 12 90,700 21.2 12 94,200
Lyofast 25 Rectangular Integral 455 26 14 105,800 24.7 14 109,900
Lyofast 30 Rectangular Integral 529 32.5 14 132,300 30.8 14 137,500
Lyofast 35 Rectangular Integral 635 36.3 13 149,700 34.7 13 154,700
Lyofast 40 Rectangular Integral 731 41.8 15 195,800 40 15 178,600
Lyofast 20 Rectangular Cylindrical 376 22.3 12 90,700 21.2 12 94,200
Lyofast 25 Rectangular Cylindrical 476 26 14 105,800 24.7 14 109,900
Lyofast 30 Rectangular Cylindrical 553 32.5 14 132,300 30.8 14 137,500
Lyofast 35 Rectangular Cylindrical 635 36.3 13 149,700 34.7 13 154,700
Lyofast 40 Rectangular Cylindrical 731 41.8 15 195,800 40 15 178,600
LYOFAST Layout

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