Girovac Ltd

GVD20 Freeze Dryer

The GVD20 as standard comes with micro processor manual control panel that can be automated via PC software. This allows programing of automated recipes and data logging. As mentioned above, this model comes as standard with the same control system as the GVD10. It can be ordered with fully automated touch screen control and is ideal for like for like scaling up to production freeze dryer control systems. It will also include automated valve operation and automated vial closing, giving the possibility of initial vacuum test and pressure rise test with the isolation valve.


The GVD20 Freeze dryer is a general-purpose, high-performance unit.
Featuring Stainless Steel shelves with internal circulating heat transfer fluid
for heating and cooling. allowing it to meet the most stringent demands of
the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The Key features of this
unit are its drying options using up to 5 shelves with a total area of 1M2,
shelf spacing of 60mm, and a hydraulic vial stoppering device. this unit is
ideal for product development and small-scale production activities.
There are 2 control options available
Manual touch keypad withLCD vacuum, temperature displays and manually
operated valves. This system does come with an RS232 computer application
that can log data and control step changes giving it a simplified computer led
programmed profile to follow.
Fully automatic version, where a touch screen Scada system takes full control
of the whole freeze dryer.


Technical Data -55°C -85°C
Ice Condenser Capacity 25Kg 25Kg
Ice Condenser Performance 15Kg /24Hr 15Kg / 24Hr
Defrost Hot Gas Hot Gas & Electric
Shelf Dimension 40 x 50Cm 40 x 50Cm
Number of Shelves 5 + 1 5 + 1
Shelf Area 1.0M2 1.0M2
Shelf Spacing Min 6Cm Min 6Cm
Shelf Temperature Accuracy Max ±1°C Max ±1°C
Shelf Temperaure -45°C to +60°C -65°C to +60°C
Cooling System Air Cooled Air Cooled
Refrigeration Single Stage Cascade
Isolation Valve Ø15Cm Ø15Cm
Unit Dimension (H x W x D) 189 x 95 x 100Cm 189 x 95 x 100Cm

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