Is Spray Drying a Viable Alternative to Lyophilization?
Dec 16, 2009 Lyophilization, on the other hand, requires a milling step. Another advantage is scalability. Spray drying is more scalable at lower costs with regards to equipment, facility, and utilities. Furthermore, the cycle time for spray drying is hours instead of days, and thus operational costs can be lower than those for lyophilization.More details