Girovac Ltd

GVD40 Freeze Dryer

Reliable operation: control system via Omron PLC Flexible use: with a touch screen user interface. Option to save developed recipes and export data to other platforms (Excel). Possibility to carry out optimisation studies for new formulae (scale up). Each size is available with -85ÂșC refrigeration. There is the possibility of adding extra shelves into the drying chambers if shelf spacing can be reduced.



 The GVD40 Freeze Dryer is a general purpose, high performance
pilot unit, featuring stainless steel shelves with internal circulating
heat transfer fluid for heating and cooling, enabling it to meet the
stringent demands of the Pharmaceutical and biotechnology
industries. The key features of this unit are its drying options
using up to six shelves with a total area of 3.6M2 and a shelf
spacing of 6Cm and a hydraulic vial stoppering device. The GVD40
is also ideal for product development and small-scale Production

The GVD40 comes with fully automatic controls as standard. The
touch screen Scada system takes full control of the whole freeze


Technical Data -55°C -85°C
Ice Condenser Capacity 45Kg 45Kg
Ice Condenser Performance 30Kg /24Hr 30Kg / 24Hr
Defrost Hot Gas Hot Gas & Electric
Shelf Dimension 75 x 80Cm 75 x 80Cm
Number of Shelves 6 + 1 6 + 1
Shelf Area 3.60M2 3.60M2
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 or Water Air Cooled or Water
Refrigeration Single Stage Cascade
Isolation Valve Ø25Cm Ø25Cm
Unit Dimension (H x W x D) 206 x 200 x 126Cm 206 x 200 x 126Cm
Refrigerant R507 R507 & R23

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