Blowdown EvaporatorsBlowdown Evaporators

Our blowdown evaporators are designed to remove the traditional laboratory ‘bottleneck’ of solvent evaporation from microplates or small vials/tubes prior to analysis or reconstitution in storage buffer or alternative solvent giving significant throughput advantages to laboratories looking to optimise microplate or small sample preparation productivity.

Faster than centrifugal evaporation, significant increases in sample throughput are achieved through advanced evaporator head technology and an innovative manifold design, that directly injects heated nitrogen into each individual well of the microplate or sample vial simultaneously. These evaporators are designed to be simple to install, operate and maintain. Installation requires only connection to a gas supply or cylinder and mains electricity. Safety of operation is ensured as the CE marked compact units fit into all fume cupboards.

The Porvair evaporator range

  • MiniVap – manually controlled nitrogen blowdown concentrator and evaporator for the budget-conscious laboratory or low usage research and development projects
  • MiniVap Gemini – a manually controlled two position nitrogen blowdown concentrator and evaporator for high throughput laboratories
  • Ultravap Levante – high speed, fully programmable and robot integration compatible automatic blowdown concentrator and evaporator
  • Ultravap Mistral – high speed, fully programmable and robot ready automatic blowdown concentrator and evaporator

MiniVap and UltraVap may be operated with a supply of clean, dry compressed air in place of nitrogen, if the chemistry allows using an in-line gas filter. Blowdown evaporators are not suitable for high boiling solvents such as DMSO and water.

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