SP VirTis General Purpose Freeze Dryer

The GPFD- General Purpose Freeze Dryer is available in 25 and 35 Liter configurations. Condenser refrigeration packages of -53 or -85C allow you to configure the most economical system for your products The GPFD is available in 2 to 5 shelf configurations with optional programmable heat. 

The GPFD is ideal for bulky products such as artifacts/documents where low energy input is required and long freeze drying cycles are common. It is also ideal for large quantities of very low moisture products.

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  • Mobile, free standing design
  • Choice of refrigeration systems with temperatures of -53 or -85C
  • 2 to 5 shelves
  • Intellitronics™ Controller to monitor your cycle from anywhere you receive email
  • Mid-cycle defrost option for drying larger items
  • Visually monitor product progress through acrylic door
  • Large batch processing in a single run with 25 or 35 liter condenser capacity
  • Accommodate a wide variety of product solvents with temperatures to -85C
  • Long equipment life, chamber configured of 304 stainless steel
  • Easy install
Maximum Low Condenser Temperature (°C)   60Hz / 50Hz
Condenser Capacity in 24 hours*   25L /  35L
14L / 20L
Condenser Capacity Total   25L /  35L
25L / 35L
Condenser Surface Area   25L /  35L
506 in2 /3264 cm2  /  750 in2 / 4838 cm2
304 stainless steel chamber, shelves and condenser
Note: Performance specifications are based on SP Industries test data from units operating at an ambient room temperature of approximately 20 °C. 
SP Industries recommends an operating range of 15-25 °C (59-77 °F).
* 24 hour capacity ratings are derived by freeze drying plain water and maximizing throughput.  The 24 hour rating you experience with product will be lower.

  • Plant samples for genetic analysis
  • Marine artifact restoration
  • Restoration/drying of water soaked manuscripts
Isolation valve for mid-cycle defrost