Concentrating extract in a rotavap is a great balancing act. There’s a trade-off between speed and product yield. Finding the right vacuum pump is key because if the pump is too deep, it will evaporate the product. An undersized pump will run the process too slow. When concentrating extract in a rotavap, it is important to find a reliable, low-maintenance pump. Results can be improved using variable speed pump with automated control.
With this application note, you will learn how to pick a vacuum pump that can quickly and precisely extract in a rotavap.