Rousselet Robatel has developed a line of basket centrifuges that are specifically designed to offer full containment for highly potent products in the pharmaceutical industry.

Pilot plant vertical basket centrifuge installed in a glove box barrier isolator – Model RC40VxR Kilo lab vertical basket top unload centrifuge with a soft-sided bag-out containment system - Model RC30VxR Kilo lab vertical basket top unload centrifuge with a soft-sided bag-out containment system - Model RC30VxR
Pilot plant vertical basket centrifuge installed in a glove box barrier isolator – Model RC40VxR Kilo lab vertical basket top unload centrifuge with a soft-sided bag-out containment system – Model RC30VxR

These centrifuges, also called contained centrifuges, glove box centrifuges, or barrier isolated centrifuges, have been furnished to pharmaceutical producers worldwide, and include the following features:

  • Validated CIP [Clean In Place] systems
  • Cyto-toxic and highly potent compound processing
  • Soft-sided design with up to 10 microgram/m3 containment
  • Barrier-Isolator design with up to 1 microgram/m3 containment
  • Capable of Class IV compound processing
  • Mock-up modeling for ergonomic study
  • Optional solids drying capability
  • Special ergonomic design features for easy product transfer
  • Explosion-proof electrical equipment
  • Local control systems
  • AC variable frequency drive for maximum processing flexibility
  • Pressurized pneumatic shaft seal for enhanced containment
  • Complete product recovery
  • Vaportightness to 40 mbar (16″) WC
  • Optional cGMP fully opening casing design
  • Laboratory, kilo-lab, and pilot plant capacities available


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Technical Characteristics - Custom built designs available upon request