falling film evaporator
15 Gallons/Hour Solvent Recovery
The TruSteel AutoVap 15: AV Series is a solid-state solvent evaporator with an output of 15 gallons per hour.
In a class of its own, the AV-15 is the solution for large scale solvent recovery. The AutoVap Falling Film Evaporator is the most effcient, and highest quality recovery system on the market.
Built by extractors for extractors, the AV-15 is designed and built in the USA with experts in the extraction industry. Only high quality parts are used to assure a long lifespan with outstanding service and warranty.
Fast, Efficient solvent recovery
For large-scale solvent recovery, the AV-15 is the most efficient. With a recovery rate of 15 gallons per hour, the AV-15 recovers 95% solvent through the first pass.
BUILT in USA
By Extractors – For Extractors
All TruSteel products are designed and assembled in the USA by our team of experts who have extensive knowledge of the extraction industry.
The high quality of our products, along with our commitment to your success are what set us apart from any other.
High Quality Parts
TruSteel has cut NO corners on the quality of parts. All stainless steel, Viton, PTFE, and Borosilicate materials ensure a long lifespan.
TruSteel has also sourced the highest quality ancillary equipment such as chillers, heaters, and pumps.
TruSteel understands your volume capacity today will likely increase with time. The Av-15, and other models, are built with the ability to scale up at any time.
Your AV-15 can grow along with your business.
Auto-Vap 15 System Specifications
|Speed of Recovery||Up to 20 Gallons/Hour|
|Available Certification||CA Mechanical Engineer Stamp & UL Listed Ancillary|
|Removal Efficiency||95% 1st Pass|
|Operation||10 Gallon Batches, Manually Operated|
|Approx. Footprint||3' W x 8' L x 9'6" H|
|Material||Stainless Steel, Viton, PTFE, & Borosilicate|
|Rec. Heating System (Included)||Electric: Hubbell Tankless HX016 Gas: Navien NPE-240S|
|Rec. Cooling System (Included)||Tae Evo Tech 051-UL|
|Vacuum Pump (Included)||6.1 CFM 8-Head Diaphragm Pump|
Ancillary Electrical Requirements
ChillKing: 5 Ton GV60CK3
- 208/230V, 60hz 3-Phase
- Min Ampacity: 29 | Max Fuse Size: 44 Amps
- Dimensions: Please see unit cutsheet
Hubbell Tankless Heater: 12kw TX12-3R
- 208/230V, 3-Phase Max Amps: 33 Amps
- Unit Dimensions: Please see unit cutsheet
- 120V, 60hz 1-Phase Max Amps: 13
- Unit Dimensions: 31.4 x 35.9 x 14 cm
Welch: 2163 6.1 CFM
- 110/220V, 50/60hz 1-Phase
- Unit Dimensions: 21″ x 10″ x 12″
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I re-use the collected solvent (ethanol)?
What is used to heat the evaporator column?
What is the max temperature in the column?
What is the average resonance time?
How much solvent can be recovered on the 1 st pass?
What is the max psi in the unit?
How is material transferred through the unit?
THE UNIT IS UNDER VACUUM
Does the AutoVap require installation under a vent hood?
NO. The AutoVap can vent off in
another room or outside.
Is the heater and chiller rated for installation outside?
YES; we recommend this, as the chiller
does output a lot of heat. We also recommend building a covering as well.
What is recommended for removing the final % of solvent in material?
DR-10 by TruSteel
What maintenance is required?
Cleaning cycle at end of operation and quarterly scheduled maintenance for replacing gaskets
How many amps do I need to run this?
Some of the ancillary equipment requires 90+ amp breakers. We recommend having your electrician contact TruSteel for electrical requirements.