Case Studies : Specialty Chemicals

Solvent recovery

PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Project is to design and to develop a new unit able to separate three solvents (alcohols) mixed with salts and water with a 99.5% specification on purity. OUR METHODOLOGY The methodology developed by Processium was based on: Issue […]

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Design and development of process to recover alcohols

PROJECT DESCRIPTION A Client produces a chemical component through following reaction: Formol + Alcohol → Main Product + Water One of the streams of the process is a mixture formol-alcohol-water. Water has to be removed, purified and sent back to environment, […]

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Development of technical packages

PROJECT DESCRIPTION A Client had the Project to invest a new process unit able to produce 8 different products of the same kind. Its requests to validate its Project are: PRODUCTS: set up of market specifications of 8 products (several markets […]

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Technical and economic feasibility study for an innovative reaction route for the synthesis of a specialty chemical

PROJECT DESCRIPTION A Client developed an innovative reaction route for the synthesis of a specialty chemical. The Client asks Processium to develop a process to produce and purify this product. The objective is to validate technico-economical feasibility of the Project. OUR METHODOLOGY Several […]

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Risk assessment of a chemical reaction thermal runaway

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Client wishes to implement a new chemical reaction on industrial site under the SEVESO directive. Processium brought them its know-how into thermal analyses to evaluate the risks of thermal runaway of this reaction. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES The […]

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Vapor-liquid equilibria of solvent and light hydrocarbons

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The objective of this study is to acquire data to design an extractive distillation process for separating light hydrocarbons. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES A key element of success in the study is the measurement of vapor-liquid equilibria at pressures […]

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Prediction of physico-chemical data

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our client, a manufacturer of synthetic oils, wishes to determinate the vapor pressure and the boiling point of oil’s constituents in order to design and optimize their production processes. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES The challenges met in this project […]

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Replacement of an antioxidant

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION As a result of legislative changes, particularly on environmental aspects, our clientwishes to replace the current antioxydant in its formulation. This project enables our clientto improve the performance of itsproduct, to reduce the antioxidant lost during the production […]

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Reverse formulation

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The objective of the project is to identify a product or a blend of products to replace a liquid used in an optical device to: limit the technical constraints on the selected materials, improve the current performance of the […]

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Reverse design methodology to identify cooling fluid

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The objective of the project is to design a cooler to replace R134a for industrial and automotive application. OUR METHODOLOGY The methodology developed by Processium for the successful development of the Project had been developed as follow: Identification of […]

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