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2014-15 Product Resource Guide: Evaporators

Get fun facts about evaporators, a list of questions to ask when buying evaporators, the most recent evaporator releases, and an updated evaporator manufacturer's list in this section.

Top 4 Things You May Not Know About Evaporators

1. Dr. Neal McNiven developed the first multiple sample, high-speed nitrogen evaporator, the forerunner of many similar devices.

2. Some dry block evaporators can be filled with aluminum or glass beads.

3. Today’s evaporators often handle multiple samples at once, but each must be processed without being impacted by the others. Scientists must make sure that there’s no cross-contamination, which requires careful control of the airflow.

4. A cool use for evaporators outside the lab is on large ships which often contain evaporating plants to make fresh water so they don’t have to rely as much on supplies from shore.

For the Top 5 Questions You Should Ask When Buying an Evaporator, click here.

Recently Released Evaporators

”Odor Reduction” Function for EZ-2 Evaporator

  • Enables evaporator to be sited on the open bench rather than taking up valuable fume hood space
  • Automatically adds a repeated vent and vacuum cycle to the end of a method, which purges the evaporation chamber of residual solvent vapors
  • Three settings are available to optimize vapor removal without releasing trapped solvent from the cold trap


RV 8 Rotary Evaporator

  • This entry-level model is recommended for all standard evaporation applications
  • Comes equipped with the newly designed HB 10 heating bath, which has enhanced safety features
  • In addition to the vertical glassware, all glassware in the IKA RV 10 range can be used
  • Lift mechanism allows the evaporation flask to be positioned quickly and precisely while using only one hand


AQUACOUNTER® EV-2000L Oil Evaporator

  • Utilizes azeotropic distillation and completely separates water from sample matrices, thus eliminating any side reactions with interfering substances
  • Especially useful for determining moisture in difficult samples such as heavy oils, grease, peanut butter, etc.
  • This CE approved evaporator can be used with KF titrators
  • Heating range is from ambient temperature to 200°C


(US: JM Science

S-Evap-KD Solvent Evaporator for KD Flasks

  • Comes in multiple models, allowing either 5,8, or 10 samples to be evaporated at once
  • Broad range of applications including oil and grease analysis, concentrating extracted materials from Soxhlet operations, and other KD evaporation methods
  • Recover up to 97% of starting solvent volume with individual or central solvent collection options
  • Vacuum insulated concentrator tubes keep delicate samples safe


Evaporator Manufacturers





Heidolph USA


IKA Works



Organomation Associates

Pope Scientific

Porvair Sciences


Thermo Fisher Scientific

Yamato Scientific America