Batch Evaporation Crystallization
Main characteristics of the pilot
- Main characteristics of the pilot.
- Industrial instrumentation.
- Flow switch of the condenser cooling water for operators safety.
- Borosilicate glass and stainless steel AISI 316L manufacturing.
- Rigid process pipes.
- Product vacuum supply system for storing reagents.
- Downwards dismantling of reactor vessel without dismantling upper section of reactor.
- Temperature control unit with thermal oil medium.
- Thermal oil medium or crystallization reactor temperature control.
- Interchangeable stirring rotor.
- ATEX variable speed stirring motor.
- Liquid-ring vacuum pump (Option 1).
- AISI 316L stainless steel bag filter (Option 2)
- Study of the following experimental parameters.
- Batch crystallization of a solution by evaporation then cooling.
- Influence of operating conditions on crystallization of a solution.
- Study of simple reactions under atmospheric or reduced pressure.
- Study of reaction kinetics.
- Study of reversible or irreversible reactions.
- Study of evaporation.
- Total reflux reactions.
- Heat balance.
- Mass balance.
- Borosilicate glass feed tank for storing reagents, graduated with product vacuum supply system for filling reagents.
- Cylindrical reactor: AISI AISI 316L stainless steel vessel, with insulated double jacket for heating by thermal oil medium and flush mounted drain valve; AISI AISI 316L stainless steel lid.
- Variable speed stirring assembly made of AISI 316L stainless steel with inclined three-bladed rotor.
- Reaction mixture cooling pipe coil made of AISI 316L stainless steel.
- AISI AISI 316L stainless steel one-piece.
- Borosilicate glass column head, with temperature plug.
- Vertical condenser, borosilicate glass body, AISI 316L stainless steel coil heat exchanger.
- AISI 316L stainless steel distillate heat exchanger.
- Graduated borosilicate glass distillate receiver tanks.
- Temperature control unit with thermal oil medium, with circulation pump and temperature control.
- Insulated flexible hoses for heat transfer fluid feed.
- AISI 316L stainless steel connecting tubes for the process and reinforced PVC for cooling fluid tube.
- AISI 316L stainless steel vacuum piping for the various sub-assemblies on the general manifold.
- Borosilicate glass vacuum trap.
- Liquid-ring vacuum pump.
- AISI 316L stainless steel bag filter operating under reduced pressure; capacity 20 litres.
- Support framework with AISI 304L stainless steel tubes, aluminium connecting nuts and adjustable feet.
- Cooling water feed to condenser fitted with variable area flowmeter with its adjusting valve and water flow switch to turn off heating in case of lack of cooling water.
- Crystallization reactor cooling water feed chamber fitted with variable area flowmeter and its adjusting valve.
- Distillate cooler cooling water feed fitted with variable area flowmeter and its adjusting valve.
- Reflux flow measurement by variable area flowmeter.
- Reactor and pilot plant pressure measurement by “Bourdon” type pressure gauges.
- Command and control cabinet fitted with emergency stop, operating buttons and the following interfaces:
– Digital temperature indicator for crystallization reactor with Pt100 Ω type probe.
– Stirrer speed controller.
– Stirrer speed digital indicator.
– Two digital temperature indicators with six Pt100 Ω type probes.
Dimensions and weight
- 1750 mm x 850 mm x 3000 mm ~ 300 kg.
- 400 V / 50 Hz / 3-phases + N: 10 kW.
- Cold water 10°C / 3 bar: 2 m3/h.