Lab scale rotary evaporator introduction
A lab scale rotary evaporator is a common laboratory instrument used for efficient and gentle removal of solvents from samples by evaporation. It consists of a rotating flask connected to a water bath and a vacuum system, which allows for the controlled and precise removal of solvents at low temperatures.
The rotating flask creates a large surface area for the sample to evaporate, while the water bath provides a consistent and controlled temperature. The vacuum system lowers the pressure in the system, reducing the boiling point of the solvent and facilitating its evaporation. The resulting concentrated sample can be easily collected and analyzed, making rotary evaporators a popular tool in chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology research.
Lab scale Rotary Evaporator Features:
Rotating flask: The rotating flask is a key component of the rotary evaporator. It is designed to maximize surface area for efficient evaporation of solvents.
Water bath: The water bath provides a consistent temperature control for the rotating flask. The temperature of the water bath can be adjusted to optimize evaporation of specific solvents.
Vacuum system: The vacuum system lowers the pressure in the system, which reduces the boiling point of the solvent and facilitates evaporation. The vacuum system can be controlled to optimize the rate of evaporation.
Condenser: The condenser is used to cool and condense the evaporated solvent. The cooled solvent is collected in a separate flask.
Digital controls: Many modern rotary evaporators feature digital controls, which allow for precise temperature and pressure adjustments.
Safety features: Rotary evaporators may also include safety features such as overheat protection, automatic shut-off, and explosion-proof designs.
Compatibility with different sample sizes: Lab scale rotary evaporators may offer different flask sizes and accessories to accommodate different sample sizes and types.
Lab scale Rotary Evaporator Application：
Lab scale rotary evaporators have a wide range of applications in chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology research. Some common applications include:
Solvent removal: Rotary evaporators are commonly used for efficient and gentle removal of solvents from samples. This is useful for concentration and purification of compounds.
Sample preparation: Rotary evaporators are used for preparation of samples for analysis by techniques such as mass spectrometry, chromatography, and NMR spectroscopy.
Extraction of natural products: Rotary evaporators can be used for extraction of natural products from plant material or other sources. The extracted compounds can be further purified and analyzed.
Synthesis: Rotary evaporators can be used for synthesis of compounds by removing solvents from reaction mixtures.
Distillation: Rotary evaporators can be used for distillation of mixtures to separate components based on their boiling points.
Environmental analysis: Rotary evaporators can be used for analysis of environmental samples such as air and water by concentrating the samples for further analysis.
Food and beverage analysis: Rotary evaporators can be used for analysis of food and beverage samples by concentrating and purifying compounds such as flavors and fragrances.
Supporting Equipment for Lab scale Rotary Evaporator:
DLSB-5/10 Refrigerated Circulator
Storage Volume: 5L
Low temperature range: -10℃~RT
Refrigeration capacity: 280~620W
Rated Power: 420W
SHZ-D(Ⅲ) Water Circulating Vacuum Pump
Tank Capacity: 15L
Case : ZZKD Company Selling Lab scale Rotary Evaporator to a Canadian Customer
ZZKD is a Chinese manufacturer of laboratory equipment, including rotary evaporators. Recently, ZZKD received an order for a lab scale rotary evaporator from a customer based in Canada.
The Canadian customer, a research laboratory at a local university, was interested in purchasing a reliable and efficient rotary evaporator for use in their chemistry experiments. After researching various manufacturers, they decided to purchase from ZZKD due to their reputation for high-quality equipment and competitive pricing.
ZZKD’s sales team worked closely with the Canadian customer to determine their specific needs and recommended a model that would meet their requirements. The customer was pleased with the product features, including a rotating flask, water bath, vacuum system, and digital controls.
ZZKD also provided the necessary technical support and documentation for shipping the product to Canada, including assistance with customs clearance and arranging for safe transportation.
Once the lab scale rotary evaporator arrived in Canada, the customer was impressed with its high-quality construction and ease of use. They immediately put it to work in their laboratory and were pleased with its efficient solvent removal and precise temperature control.
Overall, the successful sale of the lab scale rotary evaporator to the Canadian customer demonstrated ZZKD’s commitment to providing high-quality laboratory equipment and excellent customer service to customers around the world.