Freeze Dryers

Freeze dryers designed to handle the lyophilization needs of research and pilot plant laboratories. Benchtop freeze dryer or mobile console. Models available that reach as low as -105°C. 


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FreeZone Freeze Dryers

FreeZone Freeze Dryers include a large touch screen display. Lyo-Works™ OS provides a real time display of collector temperature, vacuum level and optional End-Zone™ end point detection system.



FreeZone Legacy Freeze Dryers

FreeZone Legacy Freeze Dryers are designed to handle the lyophilization needs of research and pilot plant laboratories. Benchtop models are offered, with collectors that reach -50° C.

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FreeZone Triad Freeze Dryers

These freeze dryers are an all-in-one benchtop lyophilizer and stoppering tray dryer that cools to -85°C to freeze dry low eutectic point samples. 



Dry Ice Benchtop Freeze Dryers, -75°C, -103°F

For occasional lyophilization needs, the Dry Ice Benchtop Freeze Dryer provides a simple, economical means of freeze drying.

Discontinued Freeze Dry Systems

FreeZone Freeze Dry Systems are designed to handle the lyophilization needs of research and pilot plant laboratories. Benchtop and mobile console models are offered, with collectors that reach as low as -105°C.

FreeZone Freeze Dryers (lyophilizers) are designed to handle the lyophilization needs of research and pilot plant laboratories. Select from benchtop or mobile console lyophilizers. Freeze dryers that reach -50°C and - 84°C are available with collector capacities from 2.5 to 18 liters.

A 4.5 liter lyophilizer that reaches -105°C is also available, which is suitable for samples containing dilute methanol and ethanol. Lyophilizers with collectors that reach -84°C are ideal for freeze drying samples with low eutectic temperatures including ones containing acetonitrile. 


  • Gail's Story Changed the Way We Think About Lab Freeze Drying

    When she visited Kelly at Labconco, Gail's struggle led to an epiphany that would change how laboratory freeze drying is done. With the creation of Lyo-Works OS, samples can now be monitored from anywhere. And with End-Zone™ End Point Detection, now FreeZone Freeze Dryers can even send you an alert when your samples are completely lyophilized.

  • End-Zone End Point Detection System-Set Up

    Know as soon as your samples reach dryness. Set up your End-Zone™ End Point Detection System to alert you when the primary drying phase is complete for up to 5 samples in 600ml or larger flasks. This video shows how to install and operate the system.

  • Programming your FreeZone Freeze Dryer with Lyo-Works OS

    The Lyo-Works Operating System makes freeze drying easy. The large, full color touchscreen display offers clear, intuitive interactions. Learn to use these features that help you get the lyophilization results you want every time.

  • How to Choose the Right Freeze Dryer (LINDA the Lab Manager)

    Linda knows what features to look for when buying or replacing your laboratory's freeze dryer. Find out more in this new Lab Manager video.

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    How to Set Up Your Benchtop FreeZone Freeze Dryer

    Follow these instructions to set up your new Benchtop FreeZone Freeze Dryer. The video includes instructions for installing a 4 or 8-port manifold or a 12 or 16-port chamber. Check for other videos and instruction manuals when installing other accessories.

  • How to Set Up Your Console FreeZone Freeze Dryer

    Take these steps to set up your new FreeZone Freeze Dryer Console. The video includes instructions for installing a multi-port manifold or a chamber with valve ports. A separate video shows how to install the benchtop version, and other videos and instruction manuals will help when installing other accessories. 

  • Troubleshooting Vacuum Leaks in Labconco Lyophilizers

    Learn to troublesoot vacuum leaks in Labconco FreeZone Freeze Dry Systems

  • Aseptic Adapter Usage and Overview

    How to use a valved flask adapter to maintain aseptic conditions when freeze drying. Used with Labconco Fast Freeze Flasks 120mls up to 2000mls and Mini Stoppering Chamber. 

  • FreeZone Stoppering Tray Dryer Set Up

    This video will walk you through all the steps to make sure everything is connected correctly the first time. 

  • Labconco Vacuum Pump Setup

    Video describing the process of preparing a vacuum pump for installation and use with a Labconco FreeZone Freeze Dry System. Explains how to add oil, install exhaust filter, and more.

  • Preparing Pre-freeze Samples in Flasks for Lyophilization

    Here are some simple tips to get the best results when freeze drying. These tips can also help you avoid breaking glassware, and help you select the best method of freeze dry preparation.


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Catalogos de Sistemas de Liofolización FreeZone

Contiene una guía de selección de liofolizadoras, caraterísticas y beneficios, especificaciones e información para ordenar de la línea completa de Sistemas de Liofolización FreeZone, con capacidades del colector de 1 a 18 litros; Sistemas Triad FreeZone ; FreeZone Stoppering Tray Dryers; FreeZone Bulk Tray Dryers; accesorios de secado; frascos de vidrio y bombas de vacío rotativas de paletas y accionamiento directo.

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Complete this form to redeem a free freeze dry glassware kit with your purchase of the End-Zone End Point Detection System. End-Zone eliminates the guesswork of knowing when lyophilization is complete. 

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FreeZone Freeze Dryers Catalog

Contains a selection guide, features and benefits, specifications and ordering information on the complete line of FreeZone Freeze Dry Systems, with collector capacities from 2.5 to 18 liters; FreeZone Triad Freeze Dryers; FreeZone Stoppering Tray Dryers; FreeZone Bulk Tray Dryers; drying accessories; glassware and vacuum pumps.

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A Guide to Freeze Drying for the Laboratory

Industry service publication which provides background information on the principles of freeze drying.

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