Table 4.

Sample mass, power and volume costs of off-the-shelf bioreactors.

max. working volume (l) [87]min. working volume (l) [87]empty mass (kg) [87]mean power input/working volume at 0.02 vvm aeration and constant shear (mW l−1) [88]skid volume (m3) [87]
50121657.6650.710
200402395.9781.553
5001003334.0822.202
10002004463.2403.356
20004007942.4074.948