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Christ Beta 1-8 -55°C LSCplus & 2-8 -85°C LSCplus 8kg Freeze Dryers – Advanced Processes

Product Details

Base model includes
Large capacity bench top system for effective lyophilisation of specimens with innovative WST Wireless Shelf Technology. The freeze dryer can be configured with tried and tested accessories to meet your specific needs. The simple and intuitive LSCplus controller supports manual and automatic process control for reproducible results.
Two different drying methods are available to handle virtually every task.  -55° C condenser temperature for drying aqueous specimens, -85° C for specimens containing solvents.

  •  Ice condenser capacity: 8.0 kg
  • Condenser temperatures: -55°C / -85°C
  • Condenser performance 6kg/24 hours
  • LSCplus controller – colour touchscreen and graphic interface
  • WST – wireless heated shelf technology NEW
  • -55C for drying of aqueous products
  • -85C for drying solvents with low eutectic points
  • Display of vacuum, sample temperature, shelf temperature, ice condenser temp, run time
  • Data transfer via USB or Ethernet
  • Multiple system configurations
  • Attachments for ampoules, round bottomed flasks, wide-necked filter bottles
  • Complete system includes vacuum pump
  • Wide range of accessories
Controller LSCplus
Method Single-Chamber
Max. number of sheves 1
Shelf diameter 200 mm
Total shelf area 0,031 m²
Max. container height 60 mm
Shelf temperature -25 °C to +60 °C
Ice condenser capacity 8 kg
Ice condenser performance 6kg/24h
Ice condenser temperature -55 °C/ -85°C
Dimensions of base model(W x H x D) 780 x 415 x 540 mm
Weight 63kg / 78kg
Communication port Ethernet

Special Features

  • Vacuum control
  • Pressure rise test
  • Defrost function
  • Product temperature
  • Program selector

Technical Specifications

Beta 1-8 Beta 2-8

Ice condenser

  • Max. capacity
  • Max. performance
  • Temperature
  • Chamber volume
  • 8 kg
  • 6 kg/24 h
  • approx. –55 °C
  • approx. 11L
  • 8 kg
  • 6 kg/24 h
  • approx. –85 °C
  • approx. 11L

Shelf temperature or  product temperature

during freezing in the ice condenser with a fan

approx. –25 °C approx. –35 °C
Refrigeration system 0.51 kW 2 x 0.51 kW
Dimensions of basic unit (W x H x D) 780 x 415 x 540 mm 780 x 415 x 540 mm
Weight approx. 63kg approx. 78kg
Power supply (other voltages available upon request)

220 V / 50 Hz

230 V / 60 Hz

208 V / 60 Hz

220 V / 50 Hz

230 V / 60 Hz

208 V / 60 Hz

Communication interface Ethernet Ethernet
Refrigerant CFC-free CFC-free
Noise level as per DIN 45635 54 dB(A) 54 dB(A)
Defrosting function Hot gas Hot gas
Vacuum measurement standard standard
Vacuum control standard standard


  • Ice condenser (measurement)
  • Shelf (measurement and control)
  • Product (measurement for max. 10 sensors)
  • standard
  • standard
  • standard
  • standard
  • standard
  • standard

End point determination

  • Product temperature measurement
  • Pressure increase test
  • Capacitive pressure measurement
  • standard
  • optional
  • optional
  • standard
  • optional
  • optional
Programmer module optional optional
USB optional optional

LyoControl (freezing point determination,

measurement of product resistance)

optional optional
LyoLogplus process documentation software optional optional
LPCplus process control and documentation software optional optional


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Buying Options

Product Code Description List Price
102124 Christ Beta 1-8 LSCplus Freeze Dryer, -55C ice condenser, 8kg ice capacity, heated shelves, Vacuum control POA Enquire


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