Heat Transfer and Process Scale-up

Heat Transfer and Process Scale-up

How Heat Transport in Agitated Vessels Affects Process Scale-up

Reaction Calorimetry

Applications

Applications Related to Heat Transfer and Scale-up

Mass Transfer and Reaction Rate
Mixing in a Chemical Reactor and the Effect on Reaction Kinetics and Scale-up

Mixing is the reduction or elimination of inhomogeneity of phases that are either miscible or immiscible. Process scale-up and optimization require that the impact of mixing on the reaction rate be quantified. Automated, controlled experiments can be run in parallel in a laboratory reactor system to establish a mass transfer correlation, and provide a means to quickly adjust the gas/ liquid interface area and reactor volume. This achieves the desired conditions required for the scale-up or scale-down of a process.

Chemical Synthesis
Producing Quality, Economically-Viable Molecules

Chemical synthesis occurs when two or more molecules are combined to form a product molecule that possesses specific properties. There are numerous examples of chemical synthesis that results in important products for the pharmaceutical, polymer, fine and bulk chemical industries. To achieve optimized yield, quality, safety and cost metrics, chemical synthesis requires a thorough understanding of the kinetics and thermodynamics of the underlying chemistry, as well as carefully controlled and monitored reaction conditions.

Chemical Reaction Kinetics Studies
Study Chemical Reaction Rates and Measure Kinetics Inline

In situ chemical reaction kinetics studies provide an improved understanding of reaction mechanism and pathway by providing concentration dependences of reacting components in real-time. Continuous data over the course of a reaction allows for the calculation of rate laws with fewer experiments due to the comprehensive nature of the data.  Reaction Progression Kinetics Analysis (RPKA) uses in situ data under synthetically relevant concentrations and captures information throughout the whole experiment ensuring that the complete reaction behavior can be accurately described.

Chemical Process Safety
Avoid Losing Control Over a Chemical Process

Chemical process safety focuses on preventing incidents and accidents during manufacturing of chemicals and pharmaceuticals in large scale. It refers to unintentional release of potentially dangerous materials and energy to the environment during a chemical reaction or because of a runaway reaction.

Mass Transfer and Reaction Rate

Mixing is the reduction or elimination of inhomogeneity of phases that are either miscible or immiscible. Process scale-up and optimization require that the impact of mixing on the reaction rate be quantified. Automated, controlled experiments can be run in parallel in a laboratory reactor system to establish a mass transfer correlation, and provide a means to quickly adjust the gas/ liquid interface area and reactor volume. This achieves the desired conditions required for the scale-up or scale-down of a process.

Chemical Synthesis

Chemical synthesis occurs when two or more molecules are combined to form a product molecule that possesses specific properties. There are numerous examples of chemical synthesis that results in important products for the pharmaceutical, polymer, fine and bulk chemical industries. To achieve optimized yield, quality, safety and cost metrics, chemical synthesis requires a thorough understanding of the kinetics and thermodynamics of the underlying chemistry, as well as carefully controlled and monitored reaction conditions.

Chemical Reaction Kinetics Studies

In situ chemical reaction kinetics studies provide an improved understanding of reaction mechanism and pathway by providing concentration dependences of reacting components in real-time. Continuous data over the course of a reaction allows for the calculation of rate laws with fewer experiments due to the comprehensive nature of the data.  Reaction Progression Kinetics Analysis (RPKA) uses in situ data under synthetically relevant concentrations and captures information throughout the whole experiment ensuring that the complete reaction behavior can be accurately described.

Chemical Process Safety

Chemical process safety focuses on preventing incidents and accidents during manufacturing of chemicals and pharmaceuticals in large scale. It refers to unintentional release of potentially dangerous materials and energy to the environment during a chemical reaction or because of a runaway reaction.

Publications

Publications on Heat Transfer and Scale-up

Application Notes

Heat Transport in Agitated Vessels
This application note describes how reaction calorimetry provides accurate measurement of the thermal resistances and the heat evolved from reactions...

Webinars

Reaction Calorimetry in the Chemical Industry
This webinar focuses on applications and the importance of mixing and reaction calorimetry in the chemical process industry. A series of industrial ca...

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