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Refurbished: VirTis SP Scientific Freezemobile FM25EL-85 Freeze Dryer Lyophilizer w/ 18 Ports

Refurbished, Calibrated, and Backed by 90-Day Warranty

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Backed by a 90-Day Warranty - Your instrument works, or we repair, refund, or replace.

Refurbished - Restored to a lilke-new condition.

Flat-Rate Freight with Custom Crate ($380) - The instrument is protected by a custom-built, foam-padded crate.

AdID: 17300

Availability: In stock


VirTis SP Scientific Freezemobile FM25EL Freeze Dryer in Excellent Condition, Refurbished and Calibrated

Refurbished with a 90-day warranty, this VirTis SP Scientific Freezemobile FM25EL freeze dryer is the affordable but reliable solution for equipping your lab for years of lyophilization. It’s in excellent physical condition and meets manufacturer specifications in both refrigeration and vacuum.

Refurbished - Brand New Parts, Tested, & Calibrated

Our freeze dryer refurbishment process is more than just returning the instrument to working condition. We install brand new parts, recharge the refrigerant, test for leaks, and calibrate the system so you will get excellent performance on day one.

- Recharged refrigerant
- Leak testing performed
- Calibration performed
- Clean and regrease all vacuum port valves
- Change vacuum pump oil
- New condenser chamber door

After refurbishment, our technician thoroughly inspected, tested, and calibrated this system to ensure that it would be running perfectly when it enters your lab.

In Excellent Condition - Will Look Great in Your Lab

This freeze dryer is in excellent condition, lacking any sort of major dings or damages. We installed a new condenser chamber door and serviced the refrigeration system, making this freeze dryer deliver great performance.

Built to Industrial Grade to Maximize Longevity

Per our own freeze dryer tech, Virtis Freeze Dryers are built to industrial grade to maximize longevity which is why they come at a premium cost. They include sturdy refrigeration compressors and the manifolds are welded with solid 3/4" SS tubing for connecting stoppering valves, giving you a good seal.

When you’re running your freeze dryer continuously for days at a time, longevity is an important factor to consider, so if you’re planning on doing extended freeze drying runs, a Virtis freeze dryer may be worth the extra cost in the long run.

Meeting Refrigeration and Vacuum Specifications

To ensure the refrigeration of this freeze dryer is operating at manufacturer specification of -82°C at 50Hz, our technician performed a full evacuation of the refrigeration system and refilled the system with new refrigerant.

The recharge process involved the following:

- Vent freeze dryer of refrigerant
- Apply 250-micron vacuum to test for leaks, remove debris, and boil off moisture in lines
- Nitrogen purge three times to clear lines for preventative maintenance
- Refill freeze dryer with new refrigerants
- Confirm freeze dryer is operating to specification

During testing and calibration this freeze dryer was consistently able to reach -85°C with no difficulty at +22°C ambient room temperature. As for the vacuum system, the manufacturer specification for the lowest system vacuum is ≤15mT and this system achieved 6mT.

Equipped and Ready for Operation

As long as you have compatible freeze drying vessels, you will be able to immediately start freeze drying with this system. With the included 18 shut-off valves, you can use any of the 18 ports on this tree manifold.

- VirTis Freezemobile 25EL Freeze Dryer
- 18-Port Tree Manifold w/ 18 shut-off valves
- Trivac D8B Vacuum Pump
- 1 Gal Inland 19 Vacuum Pump Oil
- OEM Tools 1.4G fluid evacuator and tubing
- Attached 208V power cable

Built to Serve Your Lyophilization Needs

Not only is this system capable of processing large batches with the 18-port tree manifold, but it also comes paired with a fluid evacuator that makes changing the vacuum pump oil remarkably clean and efficient.

- High capacity 25L condenser chamber
- 18-port tree manifold for large-batch processing
- 1.4 Gallon Fluid Evacuator for clean and efficient oil change
- Easy access for vacuum pump maintenance
- Smooth-walled condenser chamber for fast defrost cycle



VirTis SP Scientific



Part No.


Serial No.


Mfg. Date

January 2008

Lowest Condenser Temp.
(50 Hz / 60 Hz)

-82°C / -85°C

Max. Condenser Capacity

25 L

Condenser Surface Area

506 in2 / 3264 cm2

Max. Ice Condensing Capacity in 24 hours**

12 L

Max. Deposition Rate**

0.5 L/hour

Condenser Pull-Down from 20°C to -45°C

≤ 25 minutes

Number of Compressors


Compressor Horsepower

1.0, 1.0

Vacuum Time to 100 Millitorr

≤ 20 minutes

Lowest System Vacuum

≤ 15 mT

Average Defrost Time

≤ 60 minutes


R-407C (high side compressor)
R-508B (low side compressor)


316L Stainless Steel Condenser Chamber


208/230 V, 60 Hz, 1 Ph, 20 A

Dimensions (W x D x H)

35 x 27 x 60.5 in w/ manifold

*Performance specifications are based on SP Scientific test data from units operating at an ambient room temperature of approximately 20°C. SP Industries recommends an operating range of 15-25°C (59-77°F).

**The specified Maximum Ice Condensing Capacity in 24 Hours and Maximum Deposition Rate are based on the process of freeze-drying water as aggressively as possible. The freeze dryer's ability to collect ice at an hourly rate or over a specified period will always be application dependent.