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Function: A fermentor or fermentation chamber is a type of bioreactor for containing and controlling fermenter microorganisms. The chiller takes heat from a liquid and circulates it through a heat exchanger to cool equipment.
Location: Lab 116
Specs: Eppendorf BioFlo cell iGen115; Thermo Scientific Neslab ThermoFlex 1400, water jacket uses magnetic stir bar, 10L volume
Docs: Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) || Manual
Helpful Links: Video Introduction || Assembly and Operation || Running a Fermentor: Part 1 || Running a Fermentor: Part 2
Freeze Dryer, FreeZone6 Function: Freeze-drying—technically known as lyophilisation, lyophilization, or cryodesiccation. The dehydration process works by freezing the material and then reducing the surrounding pressure to allow the frozen water in the material to sublimate directly from the solid phase to the gas phase.