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We combine our customers’ indispensable process knowledge and our own expertise and technology to create safe, efficient and flexible solutions that line up perfectly with our customers’ needs. By developing continuous processes we reduce your manufacturing cost, increase your energy efficiency while improving yield and selectivity and achieve a safer and more flexible operation.

Increases in yield and selectivity are possible between 3% for dedicated, and 25% for multipurpose facilities depending on process characteristics and kinetics. This is possible due to steady state operation in continuous processes. A significant reduction in energy usage is gained by the extended operating window. This allows elevated pressures and temperatures. Due to the small internal volumes pressures up to 100 bar and temperatures up to 180°C are possible on standard equipment.
Small internal volumes make processes intrinsic safe. Small hold-ups enable the safe handeling of dangerous intermediates. Great proces controllability has more advantages than better yields. It allows you come to a safe stop at all time. Stopping the dosing system stops the process in seconds. The processes controllability allows you to adjust process parameters during operation based on measured output, keeping your product within specs.
Produce exactly the required amount of product required at a specific moment or location. Switch between different products or grades in minutes. Processes and equipment designed and built by Flowid is compact and contain low volumes. Full automation with pleasant graphical interfaces form our signature.

To achieve all this, we develop continuous process solutions and products that can be implemented in all stages of the product development process: from R&D to pilot plants. Our solutions are easily scalable from pilot to full scale production capacity. Our solutions have a great look & feel and have very user friendly interfaces, which put the user firmly in control of all of their processes.

Examples relevant for the chemical industry:

Precise and Accurate Emulsification in the SpinPro

By |juli 27th, 2016|Categories: case, chemistry, pharma, ProcesEngineering, reaction, spinpro reactor, SpinProReactor, uncategorized|

The SpinPro is unique in the field of emulsification as it allows for a high degree of freedom on the amount of shear that is applied to the emulsifying fluids, independent of the total throughput [...]

Making the impossible possible: Butyl Lithium chemistry

By |april 1st, 2016|Categories: chemistry, pharma, spinpro reactor, SpinProReactor|

The companies ChemConnection B.V., Ajinomoto Omnichem N.V. and Flowid B.V., in cooperation with ISPT, started a combined project, partially funded by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), to investigate the potential of performing organic synthesis with [...]

Chimex Dosing Skid

By |februari 23rd, 2016|Categories: chemistry, dosing systems, micro reactor, ProcesEngineering, reaction|

Chimex is a French company that designs, develops, and markets increasingly eco-friendly processes for the fine chemical, biotech, and cosmetic industries. Flowid has recently engineered and realised the construction of a dosing skid for Chimex. [...]

SpinPro R300 eliminates necessity of Hydrogen Sulphide in Multiphase reaction

By |november 27th, 2015|Categories: agro-food, case, chemistry, flowflex, mixing, ProcesEngineering, reaction, safe, spinpro reactor, SpinProReactor, technology|

The SpinPro reactor has recently been used on-site. Goal of this project was to experimentally determine the performance of the SpinPro reactor for a multiphase reaction between a gas and two liquid phases, one aqueous [...]

Whitepaper: Successful Scale Up of Butyl-Lithium using the SpinPro Reactor

By |juli 1st, 2015|Categories: Applications, BuLi, case, chemistry, efficient, pharma, reaction, safe, spinpro reactor|

In a pursuit of improving safety and process efficiency, Biogen a top Biotech company collaborated with Proteaf Technologies and Flowid to scale up a highly hazardous lithium-halogen exchange followed by quench reaction sequence at ChemConnection, [...]

AkzoNobel making a big effort on breakthrough technology

By |juni 22nd, 2015|Categories: case, chemistry, efficient, flexible, reaction, safe, spinpro reactor, SpinProReactor|

Published in 'Duurzaam Geproduceerd', courtesy of Wim Raaijen AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals wants to apply more novel process technology. The company developed a methodology to hasten it. Innovation Director Marco Waas in the new edition of Dutch [...]