Green Chemistry

What we offer

ATEX compliant installation and expertise for chemical processes:

  • Solvent evaporation and condensation
  • Zoning of the operational area to ATEX zone 2
  • Explosion protection on all electrical equipment: ExII2G T3
  • Nitrogen inertisation and blanketing

Types of processes:

  • Chemical synthesis reactions
  • Chemical conversion reactions
  • Chemical hydrolysis
  • Extractions
  • Flocculation

Green Chemistry equipment overview

Glass-lined, pressure-proof, jacketed, agitated and corrosion-resistant reactors, coupled to a condenser and vacuum pump.

  • 1 x 20 L (ATEX, Hastelloy, pressure 0.060-10 bara, up to 160°C)
  • 1 x 85 L (ATEX, stainless steel, pressure 0.050-9 bara, up to 165°C)
  • 1 x 250 L (ATEX, stainless steel, pressure 0.050-7 bara, up to 100°C)
  • 1 x 500 L (ATEX, glass lined, pressure 0.050-9 bara, up to 180°C)
  • 1 x 1000 L (ATEX, glass lined, pressure 0.050-5.4 bara, up to 165°C)
  • 1 x 5400 L (ATEX, glass lined, pressure 0.050-5.4 bara, up to 165°C)
  • Disc stack centrifuge: Liquid-liquid or 3 phase separator, ca. 12000 g, max. 2.5 m³/h.
  • Filter dryer 1900 L for solvent extraction, (pre-coat) filtration and solids drying
  • Chamber filter press: cake vol. 100 L, max. 7.7 m² filtration area, cake squeezing
  • Karr column (ca. 6 L/h) for counter current liquid-liquid extraction
  • Dead-end plate and frame filters
  • Bag filters
  • Columns for ion exchange, adsorption chromatography or activated carbon treatment (see product recovery and purification folder)
  • Functionalisation of biopolymers and oligosaccharides
  • Esterification of fatty acids
  • Synthesis of oleochemicals
  • Chemical synthesis of biosurfactants

Expertise

ATEX zoning challenges the possibilities and freedom of operation. However, our team of experienced engineers and operators can always find a safe and workable approach. Our team is ready to bring your product to the next scale.