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Drying of Microplates and Vials Compact Nitrogen Blowdown Evaporator

Editor: Doris Popp

The Minivap Nitrogen Blowdown evaporator from Porvair Sciences is purpose designed for research and development departments where low numbers of individual microplates or vials need drying.

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The Minivap is simple to operate and maintain. Installation requires only connection to a gas supply and standard mains socket. With manual control of the needle depth, gas temperature and flow rate, it allows fine control and quick drying times.

The Minivap is designed for removing solvents from vials and standard ANSI/SLAS format microplates. As stated in a press release, the Minivap takes less than 6 minutes to remove volatile organic solvents from HPLC fractions collected in 24- or 96-well microplates. Compact in design the Minivap is simple to install, operate and maintain. Installation just requires connection to a gas supply and standard mains socket.