Roknul Azam, "Effect of blanching on microwave freeze drying
of stem lettuce cubes in a circular conduit drying chamber," Journal of Food Engineering, vol.
In addition to freeze drying
, Munters also offers desiccant drying and desiccant drying under refrigeration for situations such the drying of computer disks, for instance, where freezing might not be suitable.
Not only does freeze drying
preserve samples, but it is often used to stablilize and concentrate them.
The use of freeze drying
to prepare biological specimens for TEM or SEM analysis is now a well-established practice.
Bhugra et al., "The non-steady state modeling of freeze drying
: in-process product temperature and moisture content mapping and pharmaceutical product quality applications," Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, vol.
Market worth $2,655.9 Million by 2019.
Genevac's miVac SpeedTrap cold trap can now be used for freeze drying
or configured as a combined concentration/freeze drying workstation.
"The freezing process has always been considered the foundation of the freeze drying
process, yet it has never been properly controlled," Thompson says.
The recent capability to reliably control nucleation during the freezing step in freeze drying
has allowed researchers to demonstrate numerous process and product improvements.
The RAY 1 performs controlled freeze drying
of food and drink products for small-scale production with its four product trays for maximum space utilisation.
Demand for freeze dried ingredients will increase as food manufacturers look to enhance their products with natural ingredients, says leading global freeze drying
ingredient experts, Chaucer Foods.
It was not the classical laboratory chemistry involving bangs, bubbles and bright colors, but instead applied physical chemistry, the science of molecules, matter, particles and change of state--to spray drying and freeze drying