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Precise and Accurate Emulsification in the SpinPro

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 through the system. This results in constant droplet size distribution at the outlet with a high degree of control. Recently, [...]

Making the impossible possible: Butyl Lithium chemistry

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 butyl lithium as reagent in a SpinPro Reactor. Motivation of the project was to proof the outstanding performance of the [...]

By |april 1st, 2016|chemistry, pharma, spinpro reactor, SpinProReactor|0 Comments

Chimex Dosing Skid

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. The skid complies with ATEX regulations and is constructed completely using highly chemically resistant materials. The configuration comprises two high-end [...]

By |februari 23rd, 2016|chemistry, dosing systems, micro reactor, ProcesEngineering, reaction|0 Comments

SpinPro R300 eliminates necessity of Hydrogen Sulphide in Multiphase reaction

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 and one oil. The rate-limiting step in this process was believed to lie in the mass transfer steps; an ideal [...]

Whitepaper: Successful Scale Up of Butyl-Lithium using the 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, Oss, NL. The sequence demonstrated successful scale up of laboratory spinning disk technology to the SpinPro-- a production scale spinning [...]

AkzoNobel making a big effort on breakthrough technology

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 magazine : “Duurzaam Geproduceerd”: "We are currently investigating the possibility of making chlorine with the Spinning Disc on a small [...]

SpinPro Reactor for Butyl Lithium Reaction

Flowid demonstrated that the SpinPro Reactor is well suited for performing hazardous and pyrophoric Lithium Halogen Exchange. An extensive engineering and safety effort resulted in successful experiments. Lithium Halogen Exchange is a type of carbon-carbon bond forming reaction frequently performed in lab scale organic synthesis. Although the reaction is performed at scale, producing pharmaceuticals, pesticides, [...]

Heterogeneous Catalysis in the SpinPro Reactor

Heterogeneous catalysis is of paramount importance in chemical industry, but it often involves incorporating difficult and mass transfer limited unit operations. The SpinPro Reactor has proven itself to drastically increase solid-liquid mass transfer rates, while simultaneously tackling the problems involved in downstream solids handling. The SpinPro consists of three rotor-stator stages in series. Each compartment [...]

By |februari 17th, 2015|biobased, chemistry, mixing, pharma, reaction, spinpro reactor, SpinProReactor|0 Comments

Brightlands Chemelot Campus getting plant with revolutionary green chemical technology

Flowid from Eindhoven is constructing a small-scale plant at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen. This so-called “Spin-in” project will cost 1.7 million euros, over 700,000 of which is provided as funding from the South Netherlands Operational Program (OP South – “OP-Zuid” in Dutch). In the plant, the young company will be applying patented spinning-disk technology [...]

By |januari 7th, 2015|biobased, Brightlands, SpinProReactor|0 Comments

SpinPro Reactor suited for Butyl Lithium reaction

Flowid demonstrated that the SpinPro Reactor is well suited for performing hazardous and pyrophoric Lithium Halogen Exchange. An extensive engineering and safety effort resulted in successful experiments performed in Flowid’s own facilities in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Lithium Halogen Exchange is a type of carbon-carbon bond forming reaction frequently performed in lab scale organic synthesis. Although [...]