Laboratory Products

  • Rapid, Reproducible Cooling of Laboratory Samples

Rapid, Reproducible Cooling of Laboratory Samples

Dec 04 2019 Read 534 Times

Asynt announces FroSyn, an innovative fluid-free cooling plate that enables rapid cooling of samples in vials or round bottom flasks (up to 500 mL) to below -60 °C.

Designed in conjunction with temperature control specialists, Julabo GmbH, FroSyn represents a next generation sustainable alternative to using traditional ice and dry ice (CO2) cooling baths.

Active temperature control, via. a Pt100 sensor positioned in the insulated base plate, allows the user to set a defined plate temperature (down to -70°C) and prevents temperature fluctuations over time. This innovative approach to sample cooling results in excellent reproducibility and improved reaction control. Unlike dry ice cooling baths that require constant attention, the stable and controlled sub-ambient performance of the FroSyn means that even overnight reactions can be performed with complete confidence.

Specialist insulation around the cooling probe and plate on the FroSyn improves performance, keeps the apparatus ice-free and helps eliminate the possibility of operator cold burns during operation. Positioning of the FroSyn on top of a conventional magnetic stirrer plate allows for efficient sample mixing during cooled experiments.

The FroSyn can be used with either a set of standard insets for round bottom flasks from 50 mL to 500 mL, or with custom manufactured reaction vial holding plates. The use of either weights and seals for the flask inserts, or an inerting dome with the vial plates prevents the formation of ice on the glassware. Other custom cooling accessories are also available to compliment different applications, for example a 4-position holding module for battery research and development.

More information online 

Reader comments

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.

Post a Comment





Digital Edition

Lab Asia December 2020

December 2020

In This Edition Articles - The Movement Towards More Comprehensive Testing of Mycotoxins in Cannabis - Addressing proper HACCP implementation - Micropatterning: The art of micro-controlling...

View all digital editions

Events

Smart Factory Expo

Jan 20 2021 Tokyo, Japan & online

SLAS 2021

Jan 23 2021 Digital Event

SmartLab Exchange

Jan 26 2021 Virtual event

Filtech - POSTPONED. NEW DATES TBC

Feb 23 2021 Cologne, Germany

IFPAC Annual Meeting

Feb 28 2021 Virtual event

View all events