Case Studies : Paints and Coatings

Solvent substitution in a coating formulation

PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our client need to replace its solvents in his coating formulation due to legislative changes. The alternative solvents have to keep the same physico-chemical properties of the formulation, or even is feasible to improve them in order to […]

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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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Vapor-liquid-liquid equilibria of vegetable oil/methanol/glycerol

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our client conducted a study of biodiesel conversion and separation in which our teams provided essential thermodynamic expertise for the design of the process. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES The objective of this study was to obtain liquid-liquid-vapour equilibria measurements […]

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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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Solvent selection

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our client has developed a production process of organic acids by fermentation. Organic acids need to be extracted and purify from the broth using a solvent extraction technology. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES In order to satisfy client requirements for its […]

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Salts solubility in water

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our customer wishes to know the solubility of a solid inorganic salt in an aqueous solution at 80 °C. The influence of pH of this solution on the solubility of the salt must be estimated. Measures are […]

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