Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

PHCbi Ultra Low Lab Freezers

Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers for Long-Term Storage as Low as -86°C

Performance, Reliability, Uniformity
Our -86°C laboratory freezers, also known as ultra-low temperature or ULT freezers, have a field-proven history of reliability and uniformity. We believe it is a social responsibility to ensure the highest level of protection for your critical samples.
Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers
All PHCbi ultra-low freezers are designed to meet or exceed the requirements necessary for reliable, long-term storage of samples. Performance of all our -86°C freezers is measured by overall temperature, stability in high ambient settings, recovery following routine door openings and reproducibility of internal conditions in real world settings.

Ultra-Low Freezers Snapshot

At a Glance Features and Benefits
Freezer Series VIP ECO VIP ECO Biorepository VIP Series TwinGuard Series PRO Series
Upright Models
Chest Models
High Performance
Temperature Stability and Uniformity
Field-Proven Reliability
VIP Plus Thin-Wall Composite Insulation
Intuitive Color Touchscreen Controller
Advanced Frost Control System with EZlatch One-Handed Door Handle
Sustainable, Natural Refrigerants
ENERGY STAR® Certified
ENERGY STAR® Compliant
Energy Efficient
Redundant Cooling System
*Available on select models only.

VIP Series

The VIP Series represents an advanced combination of cabinet design, electronics and critical refrigeration components for enhanced security, performance and cost-effective operation.
The sophisticated cooling system of VIP Series freezers relies on a two compressor cascade system in upright models and a single compressor auto-cascade system in chest freezers.
VIP Series -86°C freezers include nine models in a variety of sizes ranging from 11.8 cu.ft. to 29.8 cu.ft.

VIP ECO Series

VIP ECO Ultra Low Lab Freezers
The ENERGY STAR Certified VIP ECO Series upright freezer is the most energy efficient ultra-low temperature freezer currently available on the market. The VIP ECO combines field-proven reliability, natural refrigerants and innovative cabinet design to improve performance and to help achieve facility sustainability objectives.
Natural refrigerants minimize environmental impact without compromising ultra-low temperature performance. VIP Plus insulation ensures exceptional insulation value with a compact footprint. Learn more about the added features and benefits of the VIP ECO in this quick product overview.
The Advanced Frost Control System and EZlatch door handle represent the key to an integrated access and frost mitigation system. This feature minimizes frost, protects stored samples, extends freezer life and makes ergonomic, one-handed door openings easy. Learn more about Advanced Frost Control and EZlatch system.
*Model MDF-DU901VHA-PA ENERGY STAR Qualified, Certification Pending

VIP Biorepository

VIP Biorepository Freezer
The VIP Biorepository ultra-low temperature upright freezer is equipped with VIP insulation, the Advanced Frost Control System and EZlatch door handle.
VIP Plus insulation uses thin-profile vacuum insulation panel substrates supported by foamed-in-place insulation within the exterior walls to provide exceptional insulation value and maximized storage capacity.
The VIP Biorepository freezer also comes equipped with the Advanced Frost Control System and EZlatch door handle. Download the VIP Biorepository EZlatch overview for more information about the improved ergonomics of the VIP Biorepository freezer.
The large capacity, 29.8 cu.ft. VIP Series VIP Biorepository freezer is ideal for biobanks, repositories and research freezer farms.

TwinGuard Series

TwinGuard Series ultra-low temperature freezers increase the circle of protection by using a redundant cooling system design which provides advanced protection of critical samples by functioning independently and simultaneously. Each cooling system uses single compressor auto-cascade configurations to provide uniformity and stability regardless of high ambient temperatures.
TwinGuard ultra-low freezers are designed for long-term storage of high value biologicals including mammalian and plant cell cultures, stem cells, cell lines and subcellular components.
Discover more about the unique advantages of TwinGuard Series freezers in our brief overview.
The EZlatch door handle, available on select upright TwinGuard models, improves ease-of-use through one-handed door openings. Learn more about the advantages of one-handed door openings in our TwinGuard EZlatch Overview.

PRO Series

Our Pro Series -86°C laboratory freezers provide the same level of performance and reliability with straightforward features.
The PRO Series includes two upright models with optional data management.

Meeting the -86°C Storage Needs for a Variety of Applications

Our ultra-low temperature freezers are used in a variety of facilities, including academic institutions, biobanking and biotechnology companies, clinical and hospital settings, as well as pharmaceutical and veterinary practices.
Our ultra-low freezers provide safe preservation of stored samples in a variety of applications, including:
  • DNA
  • Reagent
  • Protein
  • Analytical experiments
  • Blood processing and/or tissue storage and management
  • PCR and sequencing nucleotides
  • Antibodies, siRNA, enzyme production
  • Cellular therapy
  • High throughput/small molecule

LabAlert™ Laboratory Monitoring System

We offer a real-time monitoring and notification system developed to protect your stored product investment. LabAlert provides independent wireless monitoring for refrigerators and freezers. The secure, cloud-based solution offers comprehensive monitoring with customizable dashboards for easy user interface. No software installation is required. Supports FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance. LabAlert is scalable to meet corporate enterprise standards for pharmaceutical/vaccine efficacy and safety. It works across multiple units, multiple locations and easily adapts to growing facilities.
PHC Corporation of North America

PHC Corporation of North America is a leader in laboratory equipment for the biopharmaceutical, life sciences, academic, healthcare and government markets. Product lines under the new PHCbi brand include the space saving and energy efficient VIP® ECO, TwinGuard® and VIP Series ultra-low temperature freezers, cryogenic and biomedical freezers, pharmacy and high performance refrigerators, cell culture CO2 and multigas incubators, cell processing work stations and Drosophila/plant growth chambers. PHC Corporation of North America is a subsidiary of PHC Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, which is a global healthcare company involved in the three core businesses of Medical Devices, Healthcare IT and Life Sciences. For more product information, please call PHC Corporation of North America at 800-858-8442.