Freeze Drying / Lyophilization Info Online
This site is dedicated to advancing the understanding of freeze drying/lyophilization
for biotech, pharmaceutical, and industrial products. There is a brief description of
food freeze drying.
Although the process of freeze drying has been used for a significant period of
time, it is difficult to find a central location for information. This site attempts to fulfill
the needs of those looking for resources for freeze drying.
Welcome To Freeze Drying / Lyophilization Info Online
What is freeze drying?
The process by which water (and other solvents) are removed from a frozen material
by sublimation and processes: freezing, primary drying (sublimation), and secondary
To extend the shelf life of a product.
To preserve a product.
To stabilize a product, making it easier to transport and less sensitive to temperature.
To produce a product that can be fully reconstituted (IE: for injection).
Typical Freeze Drying Applications
API – Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
and much more...