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New Product – Drechsel Bottle Carrier for your S35 Gas Sampling System

We are pleased to introduce the latest accessory for S35 Gas Sampling Systems – a Drechsel bottle carrier for transportation of up to 6 x 250ml Drechsel bottles.

Drechsel Bottle Carrier for up to 6 x 250ml Drechsel bottles
Drechsel Bottle Carrier (part no: S35-80)

The purpose-built Drechsel bottle carrier with lid is specially designed to locate and accommodate 6 x 250ml Drechsel bottles with diffusers and associated tubes.

It is manufactured in brushed stainless steel with 4 x over centre clamps used to secure the lid to the carrier.

Plastic locator discs are fitted to the inside of the carrier to locate the bases of the Drechsel bottles.

A silicone seal between the lid and the carrier provides added protection, and a carrying handle adds extra convenience.

Find out more about the Drechsel Bottle Carrier and S35 Gas Sampling Systems: https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/s35-gas-sampling

Or Contact Us for any further information and a quotation: https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/contact

LyoDry Freeze Dryers and Hyscan II at BCEIA China, October 2019

Our esteemed Chinese distributors, BeiJing Michem Instruments Co.,Ltd., will be showcasing our LyoDry Freeze Dryers and Hyscan II Hydrogen in Aluminium Analyser at the 18th Beijing Conference and Exhibition on Instrument Analysis (BCEIA) this month.

Beijing Michem Instruments Co Ltd will be introducing the latest LyoDry Benchtop Pro Freeze Dryer at BCEIA 2019
Beijing Michem Instruments Co Ltd will be introducing the latest LyoDry Benchtop Pro Freeze Dryer at BCEIA 2019

BCEIA is a highly specialized and well respected international analytical instruments conference and exhibition in China.

Beijing Michem Instruments Co Ltd will be taking the opportunity to introduce our latest LyoDry Benchtop Pro Freeze Dryer, which includes all the features of our best selling LyoDry Compact Benchtop Freeze Dryer, with enhanced functionality.

LyoDry Benchtop Pro features wide, touch screen, colour control with data logging and pressure control, enabling closely controlled lyophilization on a small, affordable scale.

LyoDry Benchtop Pro Freeze Dryer - data logging, pressure control and a wide choice of drying chamber options, UK designed and manufactured by MechaTech Systems Ltd
LyoDry Benchtop Pro Freeze Dryer – data logging, pressure control and a wide choice of drying chamber options, UK designed and manufactured by MechaTech Systems Ltd

With condenser temperatures of either -55°C or -85°C, a fully stainless steel cabinet and a wide array of drying chamber options, LyoDry Benchtop Pro is ideal for most freeze drying applications, including pharma, food and laboratory samples, for drying in bulk, flasks, vials or ampoules.

LyoDry Freeze Dryers are UK designed and manufactured by MechaTech Systems Ltd, and distributed in China by Beijing Michem Instruments Co Ltd.

Visit Beijing Michem Instruments Co Ltd on Booth No. 42056 at BCEIA, 23rd – 26th October.

More about LyoDry Benchtop Pro: https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/benchtop-pro-freeze-dryer

More about MechaTech Systems Ltd:
https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/

More about Beijing Michem Instruments Co Ltd :
http://www.bjmichem.com

Pilot Scale Freeze Dryers, UK manufactured

LyoDry Pilot Scale Freeze Dryers – UK Designed, Manufactured & Maintained

UK manufactured LyoDry Freeze Dryers range from benchtop to pilot and production scale.

Our Pilot Scale range includes three models: LSM LyoDry Maxi Freeze Dryers, LSG LyoDry Grande Freeze Dryers and LSH LyoDry Heritage Freeze Dryers.

The LyoDry Maxi, LyoDry Grande and LyoDry Heritage are all fully automated with touch screen control and controllable temperatures, ideal for pilot scale or lower volume production freeze drying.

All are fitted with visible ice condensers, with automatic hot gas defrost for faster processing between batches; and front loading chambers for easy loading and unloading of product. Freezing, primary and secondary drying are all controlled by a central processor unit, allowing complex pressure/temperature profiles to be controlled accurately and reproducibly without operator intervention.

So, what is the difference between them and how do you decide which one is best for your freeze drying requirements?

Firstly, what is your application, i.e. which product types are you freeze drying? The Maxi and Grande are ideally suited to pharmaceutical applications, for several reasons:

  • Temperature is controlled directly on the shelf
  • Temperatures are controllable between either -40 °C ­to + 60°C or -60°C to +60°C
  • There is an option for stoppering if you’re drying in vials, pressure control for optimising heat transfer and nitrogen backfill for stoppering in an inert atmosphere
  • The chamber is rectangular with rounded corners and no crevices, for easy cleaning
  • End point determination is automatic
LyoDry Grande Freeze Dryer and LyoDry Maxi Freeze Dryer
LyoDry Grande Freeze Dryer and LyoDry Maxi Freeze Dryer

Whereas the Heritage is more suited to freeze drying food, flowers and archaeological artefacts, because:

  • The chamber is temperature controlled (not the shelves)
  • Temperatures are controllable between 40 °C ­to + 50°C
  • The chamber is circular with a clear acrylic door for easy sample viewing throughout the process
  • The chamber has five, large removable trays for large batch processing and the option for a larger condenser size at a lower cost
LyoDry Heritage Freeze Dryer with up to 5.2m2 drying space across 5 removable trays.
LyoDry Heritage Freeze Dryer

Secondly, what are your capacity requirements?

  • LSM LyoDry Maxi has the option of 3, 4 or 5 shelves, each measuring 360mm W x 480mm, with a total shelf space of up to 0.86m² (for the 5-shelf version)
  • LSG LyoDry Grande has 9 shelves, each measuring 375 mm W x 500 mm, with a total shelf space of 1.69m²
  • LSH LyoDry Heritage has 5 trays, with two different tray size options, giving a total tray space of either 2.6m² or 5.2m²

Thirdly, and often (unfortunately!) most importantly, what are your budgetary requirements?

LyoDry Pilot Scale freeze dryer pricing starts from around £80,000. If this is too expensive, then LyoDry Lab Scale Freeze Dryers provide plenty of options for less automated but lower cost equipment.

For example, the LyoDry Midi freeze dryer, complete with the LSCC10 shelf chamber doesn’t have the bells and whistle, but is around half the price. And some of the bells and whistles are available if you opt for the LyoDry Midi Pro freeze dryer, which has data logging, pressure control etc.

LyoDry Midi Freeze Dryer with LSCC10 10-shelf chamber (centre picture) is an alternative, lower cost pilot scale freeze dryer
LyoDry Midi Freeze Dryer with LSCC10 10-shelf chamber (centre) doesn’t have all the bells and whistles, but is around half the price

Need more information? Please Contact Us.
Read more about LyoDry Freeze Dryers complete range: https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/freeze-dryers
Read more about LyoDry Maxi Freeze Dryer:
https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/lyodry-maxi-freeze-dryer
Read more about LyoDry Grande Freeze Dryer:
https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/lyodry-grande-freeze-dryer-lsg60
Read more about LyoDry Midi Freeze Dryer:https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/lyodry-midi-freeze-dryer
Read more about LyoDry Midi Pro Freeze Dryer:https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/lyodry-midi-pro-freeze-dryer

Production Vacuum Dryer No 6 Delivered!

We recently delivered a sixth BioDry Production Scale Vacuum Dryer to our UK microbiology diagnostics customer.

BioDry Vacuum Dryer being loaded for delivery
BioDry Vacuum Dryer being loaded for delivery

The BioDry Vacuum Dryer is a fully automated, production scale Vacuum Dryer for industrial vacuum drying at low temperatures in a controlled and reproducible way.

With up to 42 temperature controlled shelves, a total drying area of 16.8m2 is accessed via two outward opening hinged doors for easy loading and unloading of samples.

BioDry Vacuum Dryer has 42 temperature controlled shelves
BioDry Vacuum Dryer has 42 temperature controlled shelves

Special features include touch screen control with data analysis and end point determination, eliminating under-drying or wasteful over-drying. A separate plant room makes this an ideal clean room solution.

Bristol based, MechaTech Systems Ltd, have a combined experience of over fifty years in the design, manufacture and maintenance of Vacuum Dryers and Vacuum Drying Systems.

Read more and/or contact us for further information:
https://www.mechatechsystems.co.uk/biodry-vacuum-dryer
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