Includes purge valve with switch for isolating the vacuum pump from the freeze dry system. Built-in shell freezer with stainless steel bath, 5.5" w x 12.5" d x 7.5" h (30.5 cm x 14.0 cm x 19.0 cm), that includes 1/3 hp CFC-free refrigeration system with microprocessor control to -40° C (-40° F), 3/4" thick high-density polyethylene lid, neoprene gasket and drain hose.
FreeZone 6 Liter Console Freeze Dry System is designed for light to moderate aqueous sample loads. This model is not for use with samples containing acetonitrile. Removes a maximum of 4 liters of water in 24 hours.* Includes brushed stainless steel and powder-coated steel exterior; stainless steel collector chamber and coil; LCD that displays system operating parameters, set-up parameters and alarm messages (choice of temperature in °C and ° F, choice of vacuum in mBar, Pa and Torr); 3/4 hp CFC-free refrigeration system; red alarm light; LED vacuum and temperature wave graphs; patented moisture sensor; vacuum control/break valve; rear-mounted RS-232 port; automatic start-up switch for collector cool-down and vacuum pull-down with manual override switches; hot gas defrost and switch; retractable collector drain line; 3" diameter port for connection of drying accessory; power switch; rear-mounted electrical receptacle for vacuum pump connection (pump not included); 3/4" OD vacuum connection; 3/4" ID vacuum hose; and two clamps.
* Freeze drying rate will be lower for samples other than shell-frozen plain water. For optimum performance, room temperature should be 21° C (70° F) or colder.