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Rotationsverdampfer PILOTVAP-PG

Rotary Evaporator

The PILOTVAP® is a patented pendulum system rotary evaporator with Touch Screen Interface.

Technical Details of the PILOTVAP®-PG

Process control unit with touch screen

  • High speed vacuum controller with automatic vacuum control
  • Overpressure alarm and automatic limiter
  • Vapor temperature controller
  • Water bath controller
  • Speed controller with slow acceleration mode
  • RS232-port for data transfer (other ports upon request)
  • Customer specified programs can directly be loaded from a PC
  • Modular technique
  • Watchdog
Available options:
  • PATENTED Automatic speed control to improve the drying process
  • PATENTED Automatic foam reduction to increase the performance
  • PATENTED Indicator for the contents of the rotating flask
  • PATENTED Computer controlled seal monitoring system (STACONSEAL)
  • Computerised foam detector
  • Automated reflux

Running mode

Entering data

Selecting options and more

Displaying gradients

Rotating flask

  • The floating rotating flask reduces mechanical stresses, to achieve by constant tightness, a powerful distillation, even under permanent operation.
  • Hydraulic damping system for the rotating flask with drive system (patented), to increase the performance, when drying powders.
  • Surface treated glass flanges for maximal vacuum stability.

Sealing system

  • High performance sealing system
    - PTFE / glass
    - Service life approx. 20,000 hours of operation
    - Final vacuum better than 0.1 hPa (when empty)
    - 3 years warranty
  • Sealing system STACONSEAL, patented (option)
    - Final vacuum better than 0.01 hPa (when empty)
  • By means of the novel sealing system, a very good solvent recovery rate will be achieved

Protection Systems

  • Vapor temperature alarm, to automatically shut off the water bath.
  • Implosion protection hood for the rotating flask, made of transparent polycarbonate.
  • The pendulum system makes the rotating flask float in the water bath, to guarantee highest performance, easy handling and maximal reliability.


  • Excellent suitable for recovery of solvents
  • Problem-free distillation of high boiling solvents
  • Distillation of large amounts of solvent
  • Concentration of extracts
  • Drying of powders
  • Concentration of fractions coming from HPLC


All PILOTVAP®-Systems can be modified to the
fully automated rotary evaporator POWERVAP®.