Mill Rock – Non-Sterile Production Freeze Dryer
Pharmaceutical lyophilizers often require sterilization (SIP) between each cycle. However, Industrial Freeze Dryer applications often do not require sterilization. To accommodate the large range of requirements between each industry, Millrock….
Quanta™ Non-Sterile Production Freeze Dryer
Versatile Industrial Freeze Dryer
Pharmaceutical lyophilizers often require sterilization (SIP) between each cycle. However, Industrial Freeze Dryer applications often do not require sterilization. To accommodate the large range of requirements between each industry, Millrock Technology offers Non-Sterile Freeze Dryers in the following specifications:
- 304L stainless steel for non-pharmaceutical applications.
- 316L stainless steel for pharmaceutical applications.
Custom Designed to Fit Your Needs
Our lyophilizers can be custom designed to fit your specific application needs. Our condenser assemblies can be internal or external with the option of either bulk or stoppering style shelf assemblies. Cylindrical chambers are another option that offer cost savings and can be supplied up to 200 square feet in shelf area. Additionally, options such as: isolation valves, redundant compressors, redundant vacuum pumps, and clean-in-place (CIP) piping can also be provided.
|Control System PLC||Opto 22 or Allen-Bradley|
|Shelf Temperature Range||-60C to 65C ( 80C option)|
|Shelf Heat Transfer||Hollow Fluid Filled|
|Shelf Material and Finish||316L, 20 Ra or better with Optional Electropolish|
|Shelf Area||20 sq ft to 200 sq ft|
|Shelf Assembly||Bulk or Hydraulic Stoppering|
|Condenser Temperature||-75 C|
|Chamber Configuration||Cylindrical or Rectangular|
|Chamber Rating||Full Vacuum|
|Condenser Style||Coil, Internal or External|
|Compressors||Two StageCarlyle, Bitzer, Mycom (screw)|
|Defrost||Hot Gas or Hot Water|
|Vacuum Pump||Leybold Rotary Vane or Dry Pumps|
|Vacuum Control||Pirani with Solenoid & Needle Valve|
|Product Sensors||One per shelf standard|
|Frame||Welded and Painted|
Typical Operations Specifications for Non-Sterile Freeze Dryers
|Condenser Cool Down||< 10 minutes to –50 C|
|Ultimate Vacuum||5 mT|
|Vacuum Pull-Down||< 20 minutes to 100 mT|
|Vacuum Leak Rate||< 3 x 10-2 mbar-liter/sec|
|Shelf Cooling (20 C to –40C)||<40 minutes (may vary)|
|Shelf Heating||> 1 C/min|