Less filtration, more yield, no CIP/SIP: Clarifying biopharma cell cultures with the single-use GEA kytero® pharma Separator

Discover what a single-use disk stack separator can bring to your clarifying process: Maximum separation efficiency. Significantly reduced filtration area. Easy operation, saving time and labor. Ensured biocontainment. Get to know GEA kytero®, the high-yield cell harvesting solution – ready for the next batch in 5 minutes.

The compact GEA kytero® pharma Separator fits into any pharma cleanroom – delivering the separation competence of a technology leader. All connections, tubes and assisting components are included for plug & produce operation. No need for CIP/SIP to prepare the next batch – simply disconnect the bowl cartridge, single-use bags and hoses and clip on a new set – no tools required!

Single-use GEA kytero® pharma Separator skids

  • Maximum separation efficiency
  • Less filtration, more yield
  • No CIP/SIP, WFI or flush media required
  • Fits into every cleanroom
  • Batch ready in 5 minutes
  • Contact-free free drive system GEA breezeDrive®
  • Equipped for maximum safety

High safety in a closed system

This closed system ensures that the product is never in contact with the atmosphere. All the single-use parts are approved for biopharma applications (USP Class VI, BPSA, BPOG) and shipped to you in a double-bag under sterile conditions - upon request pre-sterilized by gamma irradiation. This maximum-safety concept helps ensure a speedy production.

World’s first contact-free drive

The innovative GEA breezeDrive® system is the world’s first contact-free drive

As the first separator on the market, the GEA kytero® machine is equipped with a contact-free, no-contamination drive system for its separation bowl. The revolutionary GEA breezeDrive® system drives the bowl without any shafts and bearings or mechanical seals – the failsafe way to avoid otherwise inevitable abrasions and to prevent resulting impurities in the product.

This innovation is also appreciated for the very low noise level in the production or lab environment.

GEA kytero® 500 and GEA kytero® 2000

GEA kytero® is registered as a trademark in several countries worldwide.

Almost 130 years’ experience at work

GEAs large, stainless steel disk stack separators have for decades been a mainstay in safe and reliable biopharma manufacturing processes of all global manufacturers. The GEA kytero® machine is by heritage equipped for performance. It benefits from the larger models’ advanced bowl design with enlarged clarification area, compared to traditional single use technologies, for highest separation efficiency and yield.

Like all other GEA pharma separators, the system separates solids and liquids in the feed medium according to their differing densities. Other time-proven solution details include a low-shear feed system for gentle product treatment and the adjustable solids discharge system, which ensures a reliable continuous process.

GEA kytero® whitepaper

Efficiency leap in single-use biopharma clarification: Read the whitepaper

How disk stack separation technology makes a difference in terms of optimizing clarification efficiency, reducing filter area and saving labor, space and materials.
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The GEA kytero® success story: Watch the webinar

The new single-use pharma separator is being hailed as the future of efficient pharma separation technology.
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