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Labconco™ Cascade FreeZone Plus™ Freeze-Dry Systems, US Models

Designed to freeze dry materials with low-eutectic points

Manufacturer: labconco™  LCN7960044

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Drying chamber or other drying accessory is required for operation. All models require drying accessories

Catalog No. 10-271-91

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Description & Specifications


Capacity (Metric) 12L
Depth (Metric) 71.12cm
Depth (Metric) Interior 71.12cm
Capacity (English) 3.17 gal.
Depth (English) 28″
Depth (English) Interior 28″
Capacity 12L (3.17 gal.)
Height (English) Exterior 36.3 in.
Temperature Range (Metric) −84°C
Electrical Requirements 208/230V 60Hz
Voltage 208/230V
Hertz 60Hz
Height (Metric) 93cm
Height (English) 36.3″
Height (Metric) Exterior 92.2cm
Material PTFE Coated Collector Chamber
Model Console style
Sublimation Rate ≤4L
Width (English) Exterior 32.2 in.
Width (English) 32.2″
Width (Metric) 81cm
Width (Metric) Exterior 81cm
Product Type Freeze-Dry system basic unit with Purge Valve and PTFE-coated Collector Chamber

  • With dual CFC-/HCFC-free refrigeration systems used in series to cool stainless-steel collector to -84°C (-119°F) Choice of 2.5L models to fit on benchtop; or freestanding 2.5, 6, and 12L console models Purge Valve option on 6 and 12L models prevents backstreaming of vacuum pump oil and minimizes chance for sample contamination Available with optional collector chamber and coil coated with PTFE for processes involving corrosive compounds
  • Upright collector chamber simplifies defrosting; many models include built-in hot gas defrost to quickly melt any collected ice
  • Automatic one-button startup initiates condenser cooldown and vacuum pulldown
  • LCD indicates temperature in °C or °F; vacuum in mbar, Pa, and torr
  • LED vacuum and temperature “waves,” on all except 1L models, show relative system vacuum and collector temperature
  • LED alarm light, flashes for abnormal events, including power interruptions, improper power supply, when collector temperature rises above -40°C, and required vacuum pump service
  • Vacuum control valve, maintains vacuum level


  • RS-232 port can be used to transmit data to a computer
  • Features
    • Easy to service with retractable drain hoses
    • Cabinets are white powder-coated steel with brushed stainless-steel front panels and blue accents
    • Console models have removable front panels and are roomy enough to accommodate vacuum pump
    • Benchtop models easily fit on laboratory benchtop to process light to moderate loads
    • PTFE-coated collector chamber and coil for processes involving corrosive compounds are available