Get the most out of high-density cell fermentations with PureFerm bioprocessing centrifuges, featuring unique Alfa Laval technologies for continuous solids removal and gentle, foam-free treatment with up to 40% power savings compared to traditional top-fed centrifuges. High product recovery yield and low energy consumption makes PureFerm the ideal harvesting and purification solution for profitable next-generation food manufacturing.

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Bioprocessing centrifuges with superior cell separation performance

  • Efficient solids handling with continuous solids removal
  • Up to 40% lower power consumption with Hermetic Design
  • Hermetic Design minimizes shear for gentle cell treatment
  • Bowl completely with fluid prevents oxygen pickup and foaming
  • Easy operation: automated process control

Efficient cell culture separation poses significant challenges to profitable bioprocessing. The complex and delicate nature of cells requires careful handling to prevent damage or loss of viability. Scaling up the process while maintaining high productivity can become a hurdle, as filtration and other separation systems may not give satisfactory results. 

Through continuous and highly efficient separation of large volumes, PureFerm centrifuges bring improved productivity to next-generation food and other bioprocessing applications. Drawing on unique Alfa Laval technologies such as Hermetic Design and Bactofuge – continuous solids discharge -, the PureFerm platform adds scalability, profitability, and unmatched energy efficiency to your process. 

The PureFerm range 

PureFerm centrifuges come in different sizes to meet your bioprocessing needs. All provide high-efficiency separation with continuous solids removal, gentle product handling, and minimized oxygen pick-up, together with low energy consumption.  

PureFerm 250 

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  • Max capacity: 10 000 l/h 
  • Small footprint, skid mounted separator with control system 
  • Easy to install and start up 

PureFerm 750 

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  • Max capacity: 25 000 l/h 
  • Modular design with control system 
  • Available with eMotion for added energy efficiency
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Where to use PureFerm

Common applications: Harvesting, purification, and clarification of fermentations in next-generation food, bioprocessing, cellular agriculture, precision fermentation, and biomass fermentation.



Extending the performance of your equipment

Our dedicated global service network supports you with parts and expertise, wherever you are, whenever you need it. By ensuring greater uptime, availability, and optimization, we help bring you peace of mind and maximize your return on investment. We can work with you to integrate our services into a Performance Agreement for predictable and worry-free operations.

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Better separation results with Hermetic Design 

Hermetic Design is a proprietary Alfa Laval technology. It improves product handling and energy efficiency in a wide range of separation applications. The bottom-fed bowl filled completely with fluids enables gentle acceleration of media, with minimal oxygen pick-up. 

Learn more about Hermetic Design 

Test, validate, and scale up your next separation solution

Whether upgrading your production line or running a proof of concept, Alfa Laval helps you choose the right separator solution with confidence. Simply get in touch to arrange a consultation and trial at one of our test centres, or to rent a unit for onsite testing.

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Separation expertise for next-generation food

The world`s growing population deserves nutritious and tasty food, produced without harming our planet. The food landscape is changing, through groundbreaking research and cutting-edge technology. Alfa Laval provides unmatched separation expertise for this transformation: bringing scalability, profitability, and resource efficiency to next0generation food processes, like cellular agriculture.

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The Separator Innovator

Would you like to know more about our innovations in separation technology? Click on the link below. Alfa Laval invented the first disc stack separator and has led the way in the development of centrifuge technology for over a century. We are glad to share with you the expertise we have gained along the way. Visit our Separator Innovator knowledge base to learn more about advancements in separation and the steps Alfa Laval is taking to continue revolutionizing the technology.

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