Freeze drying equipment is available for use in the TS1 (R55) biolab.
Thermo Heto PowerDry LL1500
The PowerDry LL1500 is ideal for situations in which you want to keep the biological activity of your sample as well as retain the structural integrity.
1.5 kg/24 hour ice removal
-110 °C freeze drying temperature
This equipment can be used to remove volatile, low freezing point solvents such as methanol or ethanol, but this is not permissible with the current setup. If you wish to use this kit with solvents then assessment and venting arrangements will need to be arranged beforehand.