Emulsification Reactor and static mixers coupling

  • SMX+ emulsification system
  • Online mean size analyzer (Turbiscan®)
  • Online monitoring of the droplet size distribution (DSD) by in situ video probe or FBRM Lasentec probe.
  • Offline DSD analyzer (Mastersizer)
  • Modeling the DSD by population balance equations (PBE), including breakup and coalescence kernels.
  • Multiscale modeling: coupling PBE and Computation Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to predict the energy dissipation locally.
  • Simulation using Comsol Multiphysics®.
  • Lignarocat set up: High pressure and temperature autoclave

      Lignin solvolyse study

    • At different temperatures
    • In presence of hydrogen donating solvent
      Process parameters : :

    • Temperature: from ambient to 350 °C
    • o Pressure: from atmospheric pressure to 80 bar
    • IGas: N_2
      Analyses:

    • in situ on line of the mixture during the test by ATR/IR probe (600-1900 cm-1, 200 bar, 250°C)
    • off line of the initial and final mixture and by liquid sampling during the test: GC2D, CHONS

    Filtration device, BHS

    • Filtration device, BHS
    • Material = inox
    • Filtration capacity = 1 litre
    • Pressure =6bars

    Filtration device, by double jacket

    • Internal diameter = 5 cm
    • Cell placed on mobile stand

    Crystallisation reactor from 0.5 liters to 2.5 liters

    Experimental setup for crystallization of 30 liters

    • 2 crystallizers
    o A 30 liters double jacketed stirred reactor for the preparation of a high concentrated solution
    * Temperature : from 20 to 90°C

    o A 2.5 liters double jacket no-agitated batch crystallizer
    * Temperature : from 0 to 80°C

    • 2 diaphragm pumps : flow between 0.5 and 3 g/s

    • Monitoring of 4 temperatures

    Nano-precipitation Pilot

     

    Nano-precipitation Pilot

     

    • Jacketed glass reactor of 10L.
    • Temperature control.
    • Evaporation under vaccum.
    • Injection via peristaltic pump (Flow : 22L/h).

    Freeze separation pilot

    Freeze separation pilot

    • Application to industrial wastewater containing solvents and salts.
    • Formation of ice layer and concentrated solution.
    • Separation of the 2 phases by emptying.
    • Ice purification by sweating.
    • Pilot capacity : 300ml of solution.
    • Monitoring of temperatures and ice growth by video acquisition.
    • Study in static or dynamic mode with agitation by air bubbling or by solution recirculation.

    Calorimetry Pilot

     

    Calorimetry Pilot

     

    • Polymerization.
    • Conversion of monomer and polymers properties monitoring.
    • Particles size monitoring by DLS.
    • Control of the reaction kinetic (molecular weight, composition, particles size).

    Atomizer Pilot Spray-drying and Spray-Cooling

    Atomiseur Pilote

     

    • Séchage de suspensions par pulvérisation.
    • 2 modes de fonctionnement :
      -         Spray Drying
      -         Spray Cooling
    • Température d’entrée d’air : 10°C à 220°C.
    • Débit d’air : 0 à 30 m3/h.
    • Air comprimé pour le débit de pulvérisation : 2 à 8 bar.
    • Performance de séchage max. : 1.5 kg eau/heure.

    Instrumental micro-reactor

    Instrumental micro-reactor

     

    • Jacketed glass reactor of 100 mL.
    • In situ control with video probe and FBRM lasentec® probe.