Case study: Debottlenecking of batch process

Jun 23, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Client produces ester in a batch process (reaction + distillation column). Processium services were requested to enhance unit productivity by decreasing the duration of each batch. Improvement of co-product quality is also requested and part of the […]

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Case study: Odour removal

Jun 23, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Client uses distillation to purify an added value product. One of the impurity is an odorous molecule that causes two limitations: the product can not be supplied for specific application because of the smell given to the […]

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Case study: Challenging a newly developed process

Jun 22, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Client has developed a new process to treat a waste stream: possible unit operations are chosen, theoretical mass and thermal balances are available, theoretical sizing is also available, CAPEX and OPEX estimate is issued. The Client asks to […]

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Case study: Ethanol purification process

Jun 19, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Client is a specialist of natural ingredients extracted from biomass and dedicated to cosmetic and pharmaceutical markets. The solvent (ethanol) used for the extraction is regenerated by the Client on its own industrial plant. Processium was in charge to develop a process for […]

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Case study: Fractionation of a lipidic excipient

Jun 19, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Client develops specialised raw materials for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries such as lipidic excipients. A neutral basis is produced from oil and from additives thanks to a transesterification reaction. This neutral basis is conditioned in the form of capsules. […]

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Case study: Sample production at high level of purity

Jun 19, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION A client has developed a new chemical product whose synthesis is carried out on Client plant. For a specific market, specifications of product requests a 95% purity, knowing that main by-product is an isomer of the product. Existing unit is […]

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Case study: Solvent recovery process development

Jun 19, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Project is to design and to develop a new unit able to separate two solvents (alcohol and ketone) mixed with salts and water with a 99.9% specification on purity. OUR METHODOLOGY The methodology developed by Processium was based […]

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Case study: Sample production at high level of purity

Jun 19, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION A client has developed a new chemical product whose synthesis is carried out on Client plant. For a specific market, specifications of product requests a 95% purity, knowing that main by-product is an isomer of the product. Existing unit is […]

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Case study: Ethanol recovery

Jun 19, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION A Client’s process produces an effluent containing water and two solvents (including Ethanol). The Client asks Processium to design processes for Ethanol recovery on one hand, and both solvents recover on the other hand. The objective is to compare […]

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