VirTis Ultra 50L & 35L Pilot-Production Freeze Dryers

The Ultra Pilot Lyophilizer combines the power and efficiency of an VirTis freeze dryer and a compact size to create a customizable device perfect for enhancing your workflow. Ready for use in a wide variety of applications from diagnostic kit production to tissue banking, you can count on the Ultra. 

  • Space-saving – compact, free-standing mobile design
  • Efficient – easy defrost/clean smooth-wall condenser minimizes turnaround time
  • Versatile – choice of control, and shelf and condenser configurations

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Suitable for pilot and small-scale workloads, the VirTis Ultra Pilot combines a compact design with the power and reliability you need to improve your lyophilization workflow. The Ultra Pilot is highly configurable, allowing you to personalize it to meet your exact needs featuring:

  • Bulk or stoppering configurations
  • Up to 15 shelves
  • A selection of control formats and temperature and vacuum sensors
  • Narrow footprint options for cleanroom installations

Application Examples

  • Ultra 35 (35L Condenser; Low-moisture)
    • Diagnostic Kits
    • 96 Well Plates
    • Tissue Banking
  • Ultra 50 (50L Condenser)
    • Serum Bottles & Vials
    • Bulk Liquids
    • Collagen Nutraceuticals
    • Small batch Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API)

Even with its compact design, the Ultra Pilot still packs a punch with shelf temperatures as low as -70ºC and condenser temperatures down to -85ºC, supporting a wide range of applications. With options for 35L or 50L condenser capacities, you can rest assured that there’s an Ultra Pilot configuration to meet your requirements, whether that’s high moisture throughput capacity for high moisture products such as vials or bulk liquid API, or a high shelf surface to condenser surface ratio, for low moisture applications such as diagnostic kit development and tissue banking.

Available with a Merlin or LyoS 2.0™ control system.

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Features & Benefits

  • Space-saving – compact, free-standing mobile design frees up precious lab or clean room space
  • Flexibility – Comprehensive range of refrigeration, control, shelf, and condenser configurations allows for tailored systems to meet your needs
  • Front facing vacuum pump – allows easy monitoring and maintenance
  • Simple set-up – compatible with standard laboratory utilities
  • Designed for longevity – Chemical-resistant 316 stainless steel shelf design and optional stoppering ram