September 2011 Low temperature vacuum drying

In its September issue German laboratory magazine Laborpraxis reported on the cooled Memmert vacuum drying oven.

Freeze drying, the most common means of drying starter cultures and probiotics, is very energy-intensive. Low temperature vacuum drying is a promising prospect in reducing energy consumption. For further experiments, Memmert developed the first cooled vacuum drying oven for the lab together with the Technical University Munich. In German language.