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Asymptote introduces the VIA Thaw CB1000 for automated, dry thawing of cryo-bags

Asymptote (now part of GE Healthcare) introduces the first in its VIA Thaw series, the VIA Thaw CB1000 for thawing large volumes of cell therapies cryopreserved in cryo-bags. This range of innovative automated, dry thawing units provides users with control over the thawing of sensitive therapies, and addresses key challenges faced by cell therapy companies.

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Our expertise

Asymptote combines world leading research into the science of cell freezing with engineering expertise to create pioneering cryochain technology for advanced medicines.

Our portfolio of innovative products preserve cell viability and function during cryogenic processing of cellular therapies – from freezing to thawing – to support our customers’ work to improve healthcare throughout the world.

About us

Our Complete Cryochain Platform

The Asymptote GMP compatible technology preserves cell viability during cryogenic processing of cellular therapies.

Controlled Rate Freezing

Liquid nitrogen-free controlled rate freezers for consistent quality, clean room compatible and GMP compliant cryopreservation.

Controlled Rate Freezing

Automated thawing

Standardize, streamline and audit the recovery of cryopreserved samples with a simple, reproducible and traceable process.

Automated thawing
Centralized cryochain control

Centralized cryochain control

All Asymptote's products integrate with my.Cryochain to standardize and audit remote processes from any web-browser.

my.Cryochain

The VIA Freeze range, automated thawers and my.Cryochain form an integrated end-to-end cryochain solution for most vial and container types.

VIA Freeze™

Presenting the VIA Freeze range of liquid nitrogen-free controlled rate freezers, now available for ordering

VIA Freeze:

Clean room optimized

Liquid nitrogen-free

Formats supported

Number of SBS plates

Type of cryovial

Number of cryovials

Cryobag volume

User access control

User-programmable cooling protocols

Pre-programmed cooling protocols

Suitable for fieldwork

Validation and fault detection

Dimensions (WxDxH)

Weight

No. of Stirling engines

Warranty

Research

Yes

Yes

Cryovials/cryobag/custom

1

2.0ml filled to 1.0ml

48

10-20ml

Optional

1 / 5 / 30

Yes

Yes

Yes

29.3 x 35.9 x 44.9cm

14kg (31lb)

1

1 year +

Duo

Yes

Yes

Cryovials/cryobag/custom

2

2.0ml filled to 1.0ml

96

30-70ml

Yes

5 / 30

Yes

No

Yes

44.6 x 38.3 x 61cm

40kg (88lb)

1

1 year +

Quad

Yes

Yes

Cryovials/cryobag/custom

4

2.0ml filled to 1.0ml

192

125-270ml

Yes

5 / 30

Yes

No

Yes

63.8 x 38.3 x 61cm

64kg (141lb)

2

1 year +

 
These specifications are subject to change without notice. Please contact us on info@asymptote.co.uk for any custom requirements
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