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Freeze Drying Flowers with the CD8 Freeze Dryer

Freeze drying flowers has never been easier thanks to the CryoDry CD8 Freeze Dryer.  Recently we had the pleasure of experimenting with freeze drying a combination of flowers and we were genuinely impressed by the results. Using the CD8 is a straightforward process. Just place your prepped flowers inside, set the program and parameters and … Read more …

how to know when freeze drying is complete

How to know when freeze drying is complete

How do I know when freeze drying is complete? Freeze drying, also known as lyophilization, stands as a pinnacle in preservation technology, with applications spanning diverse industries. The culmination of a successful freeze-drying process involves a careful selection and orchestration of techniques. A key question across all these industries is “How do I know when … Read more …

how to use the cd8 as a shared freeze dryer

How to use the CD8 as a shared freeze dryer

A shared freeze dryer in a laboratory or university setting is beneficial for cost efficiency and resource optimization. Researchers can share the equipment to freeze-dry various samples reducing the need for individual units. Examples include preserving biological samples, lyophilizing pharmaceuticals, or preparing samples for electron microscopy. Sharing enhances accessibility and promotes collaboration among researchers with … Read more …

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Another Successful Freeze Drying Training Session In Malaysia

A successful training session presented by Paul Fieldhouse at the Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia. Extending a huge thank you to all who attended our recent freeze drying talk at Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia. Our presentation by Paul Fieldhouse covered the following freeze drying related topics: Paul’s experience during the freeze drying training at Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia was a rewarding … Read more …

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Entomology – Freeze Drying Insects for Perfect Preservation

Freeze drying has significantly enhanced the field of entomology, the scientific study of insects. This preservation technique has revolutionized the way entomologists collect, store, and study insect specimens, leading to several notable advancements in the field which are listed below. Using the CryoDry® CD8 freeze Dryer, this process involves first humanely killing the insect then … Read more …

From Coffee to Flowers Unusual Freeze-Drying Applications You Might Not Know About

From Coffee to Flowers: Unusual Freeze-Drying Applications You Might Not Know About

Freeze drying technology has been widely used in various industries for decades, from the preservation of food and pharmaceuticals to the conservation of historical artifacts. However, there are also some unusual applications of freeze drying that you might not be aware of. In this article, we will explore some of these unique and unexpected uses … Read more …

Hysteresis Control in the CryoDry® CD8 Freeze Dryer

Hysteresis Control in the CryoDry® CD8 Freeze Dryer

Hysteresis is a common phenomenon that occurs in vacuum control systems, particularly in those that involve temperature and pressure regulation. In this blog post, we will explore what hysteresis is, how it affects vacuum control, and how CryoDry has incorporated hysteresis control to improve speed and control accuracy in their CryoDry CD8 benchtop freeze dryer. … Read more …

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Preserving Our Future: Supercharging Food Waste Reduction with the CryoDry CD8 Freeze Dryer

Every year, an astonishing one-third of all food produced for human consumption goes to waste, exacerbating hunger and environmental challenges worldwide. However, in the face of this crisis, innovative technologies such as freeze dryers are emerging as game-changers. In this blog post, we will delve into the gravity of global food waste, backed by compelling … Read more …

A Guide to Freeze Drying Foods

Preserving Freshness: A Guide to Freeze Drying Foods

Freeze drying is a popular method for preserving the freshness of foods. It is a technique that involves removing water from food products by subjecting them to low pressure and temperature. Freeze-dried foods have a longer shelf life than other preservation methods, and they retain their nutritional value, flavor, and texture. In this article, we … Read more …