Rotavapor® R-220 Pro

Four models to best fit your scale-up needs

If you want to scale-up your laboratory process, the Rotavapor® R-220 Pro family will offer you: a wide variety of glass assemblies, high performance systems, the possibility of continuous operations, and an economical model for essential needs.

  • Distillation rate:up to 12 L Ethanol/hour
  • Heating bath temperature:up to 180 °C
  • Sample size:max. 10 L per batch
Rotavapor® R-220 Pro

Exceptional user experience

Some of the greatest benefits of the Rotavapor® R-220 Pro, which you, as a user can benefit from, include a user-friendly design with programmable methods guiding through SOPs, automatic distillation even of challenging foaming samples, and remote monitoring on mobile phone with push notifications. Convenient flask handling with patented BUCHI flask coupling and unique flask handler comes on top to further enhance your experience with the industrial rotary evaporator. Finally, plastic coated glassware (P+G) and additional protection shields and grids guarantee your maximum user safety.

Exceptional user experience


The Rotavapor R-220 Pro can be customized to a great extent. You can benefit from four R-220 Pro platforms to match your specific needs: maximum flexibility, highest performance, large volumes or essential demands. Also, seven glass assemblies are available for various uses, including distillation of foaming samples, recrystallization under reflux and height restrictions and any system extensions are easily possible with a wide range of accessories, such as automatic foam detection, temperature monitoring, coolant flow control and many more.


Made to last

When BUCHI customers say the Rotavapor® R-220 Pro is made to last, they mean it. The R-220 Pro is made of corrosion-free stainless-steel to enhance its durability and prolong its lifetime. The risk of product contamination is non-existent due to the use of highly chemical resistant materials and the robust industrial design ensures seamless 24/7 operation to make your work easier.

Made to last


  • The combination of the detachable 8.7" capacitive touchscreen and additional navigation and emergency stop hard keys allow for maximum usability and remote control. 

    Intuitive navigation
  • Foaming samples are no longer a problem: The AutoDest function and the foam sensor guarantee for safe and automatic distillation even of challenging samples.

    Automatic distillation
  • Customized standard operating procedures (SOPs) provide convenient user guidance through the process and push notifications to mobile phones if attention should be required.

    Programmable methods
  • The robust design and the use of premium quality materials allow for extensive operation under harsh production conditions and guarantee a for long product lifetime.

  • The user-friendly interface gives a comprehensive overview of settings, current readings and progression graphs of relevant process parameters at any time.

    At one glance
  • Safety features include plastic coated glassware (P+G), over-temperature protection, over-pressure release, bath overflow drain, spring-supported valves for glass breakage prevention as well as remote control and monitoring.

    Maximum safety
Very durable, customers are happy with our service qualityPh. D. Jie Li - Biolink Life Sciences. Inc., USA


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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.
  • Academia

    Solvent re-use plays an important role in Academia. The Rotavapor® is the best choice for this and many other applications: Concentration, Solvent recycling, Distillation.

  • 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.