BFD-20 Pilot Production Freeze Dryer


The standard BFD-20 pilot plant freeze dryer is ideal for small batch production. Designed to process bulk materials which are loaded in product trays.

This freeze dryer has samilar technical features and control performance as the commercial lyophilizers. Which means, in future, your technology transfer is easier.

Technical Parameters

Model BFD-20 Standard
Shelves Area 2.0m2
Shelves No. 5+1
Shelves Size 500*800mm
Shelves Temp. -55C~+70C
Condenser 30Kgs/24Hrs, 50kgs total.
Condenser Temp. -85C
Final Vacuum 0.01mBar
Power Install 11.5Kw
Size W/1200*D/1850*H/1750mm
Weight 1100Kgs

Technical Description

  • All-include body, with casters and height adjustable feet.
  • Machine design fit clean room install.
  • Inbuilt vacuum pump with oil mist filter.
  • Advanced PLC and user-friendly HMI based control system, LYO-PILOT software.
  • Pressure vessel rated S/S drying chamber.
  • Transparent acrylic chamber door.
  • Cooling and heating shelves from -55C to +70C.
  • Horizontal cylindrical ice condenser, lowest -85C.
  • Transparent acrylic condenser door.
  • Condenser auto defrost.
  • 2 stage oil sealed rotary vane vacuum pump.
  • Pirani type vacuum sensor.
  • Vacuum final 0.01mbar and is adjustable.
  • Air cooled, cascade compressor system.
  • Documents and validation package include in standard offer.

System Performance

  • Chamber inner wall roughness Ra<0.6um
  • Shelves flatness <0.5mm/m
  • Shelves roughness Ra<0.4um
  • Shelf cooling: +20C ~ -40C <60min
  • Cooling final: -55C (+/-2C)
  • Shelf heating: -40C ~ +20C <60min
  • Heating final: +70C (+/-1.5C)
  • Condenser inner wall roughness Ra<0.6um
  • Condenser coils roughness Ra<0.4um
  • Condenser cooling: RT ~ -40C <30min
  • Condenser final: -85C
  • Defrosting: <60Min
  • Vacuum final: <1Pa


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