Rotavapor® R-220 EX

EX-protection fulfilling highest safety levels

The intuitive operation, handling, and protection of the Rotavapor® R-220 EX guarantee safe and efficient industrial distillation with a flask of up to 20L. Meet the newest EX regulations by customizing your industrial Rotavapor® to your needs.

  • Distillation rate:up to 12 L Ethanol/hour
  • Heating bath temperature:up to 150 °C (T3)
  • Sample size:max. 10 L per batch
Rotavapor® R-220 EX


To ensure user safety in industrial evaporation is extremely important. Therefore, the Rotavapor® R-220 EX is being manufactured to satisfy the highest user safety requirements. The product is ATEX approved and you can rely on: 

  • Immediate shut-down due to safety cut-off
  • Extended functionality and safety with a wide range of accessories
  • Optional Ex-proof vacuum pump
  • Safe handling and spring-loaded valves protect the glass 


What you will appreciate about the Rotavapor® R-220 EX is the ease of use and its intuitive operation and integrated vacuum controller. The excellent solvent handling is achieved with the help of an easily readable display and a unique flask coupling which makes flask handling quite a simple task.



The Rotavapor® R-220 EX is being manufactured with the exclusive use of corrosion-free stainless steel, which turns it into a long-lasting investment. The highly chemical resistant materials of the R-220 EX and the robust industrial valves contribute to the long lifetime and low maintenance of the product and ensures completely trouble-free operation.



  • The easy and self-explanatory controls ensure a safe and troublefree process. The optional flask handler guarantees a safe one person operation.

  • To ensure an intensive use under rough conditions, BUCHI provides you with instruments characterised by robust design and top quality.

  • As high-throughput is important, we offer distillation rates up to 12 L of Ethanol per hour with the R-220 EX

  • With a wide range of available glass assemblies, we are able to offer the perfect solution for efficient and gentle distillation of your product.

  • The use of top quality inert materials guarantees a long lasting operation and protect your substance. 

  • An intensive cooperation with external experts ensures that the Rotavapors® comply with the latest regulations.


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Benefit from decades of expert knowledge

In 1957 BUCHI introduced the first commercial rotary evaporator. With our technological expertise and profound customer interaction, we have continuously developed the Rotavapor® to an ever smarter and fully integrated system. Our carefully conceived solutions meet the needs of a wide range of industries, whether you operate in R&D or production.
  • Chemical

    In the chemical industry a wide range of applications can be performed with an industrial Rotavapor®: Concentration, Drying, Solvent Recycling.

  • Pharmaceutical

    The pharmaceutical industry has a need for an evaporation solution that covers a wide range of applications. The rotary evaporator is the best choice for gentle evaporation: Concentration, Drying, Re-crystallization, Synthesis.