Equipment

  • Reactors

    • Bench scale high-pressure Parr reactor

      Bench scale high-pressure Parr reactors

      The Parr reactor allows conversion of wet feedstocks to bio-oils through hydrothermal liquifaction and upgrading of bio-oils through hydrodeoxygenation, hydrogenation, hydrodenitrogenation reactions at high temp (up to 350°C) and pressure (2000 psi).

    • Bench scale pyrolysis unit

      Bench scale pyrolysis unit

      The pyrolysis unit can be used for batch reactions up to temperatures of 500 °C and up to 2 L capacity.

    • Bench scale microwave reactor with autosampler

      Bench scale microwave reactor with autosampler

      The microwave reactor can be used for optimization of various synthic routes and green chemistry reactions. It can also be operated in cyro mode for highly volatile/very low boiling point samples/fractions.

    • Bench scale glass reactors with mechanical stirring

      Bench scale glass reactors with mechanical stirring

      These 2L reactors can be used for scale-up of any chemical reactions at atmospheric pressures requiring mechanical stirring.

    • Pilot scale glass lined reactor

      Pilot scale glass lined reactor

      This 500 gallon glass lined reactor with steam jacket and stirring capabilities can be used for pilot scale reactions, such as transesterification of waste cooking oil to biodiesel; reactions with acid and/or reactive materials.

  • Extractors, Separators, & Centrifuges

    • Bench scale centrifugal extractor

      Bench scale centrifugal extractor

      Simultaneous liquid-liquid extractions and separations.

    • Bench scale high gradient electromagnetic separation

      Bench scale high gradient electromagnetic separation

      Can be used to separate ferromagnetic and paramagnetic materials.

    • High speed bowl centrifuge

      High speed bowl centrifuge

      Liquid-liquid separation.

    • High speed lab centrifuges

      High speed lab centrifuges

  • Filtration, Desalination, & Distillation Systems

    • Bench scale nano and reverse osmosis system

      Bench scale nano and reverse osmosis system

      Water and industrial solution purification and desalination.

    • Bench scale forward osmosis system

      Bench scale forward osmosis system

      Water purification and desalination.

    • Pilot scale membrane extraction system

      Pilot scale membrane extraction system

      The hollow fiber membrane system can be used for removal of trace contaminants from water or degassing solutions.

    • Pilot scale microfiltration system

      Pilot scale microfiltration system

      Ceramic microfiltration system with integrated back pulsing to separate particulates from water.

    • Pilot scale reverse osmosis/nanofiltration system

      Pilot scale reverse osmosis/nanofiltration system

      Process up to 50 gallons of solution. System is equipped with high pressure pumps.

    • Bench scale reverse osmosis/nanofiltration system

      Bench scale reverse osmosis/nanofiltration system

      Sterlitech test system for RO membrane characterization equipped with external mixer.

    • Desalination unit

      Desalination unit

      Capacitive Deionization unit for desalination or ion removal.

    • Distillation Unit - 2L capacity with 36-100 spinning band column (B/R Instrument Corporation)

      Distillation Unit - 2L capacity with 36-100 spinning band column (B/R Instrument Corporation)

      This system can be used for distillation of crude oils under atmospheric pressures and under vacuum to generate products in the boiling range of naphtha, gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, and vacuum gas oil.

  • Bio

    • Autoclavable Bioreactor Bioflo 115

      Autoclavable Bioreactor Bioflo 115

      Autoclavable 1.3 L bioreactor for cell culture and fermentation (Eppendorf system)

    • Low and high temperature chamber for cell culture

      Low and high temperature chamber for cell culture

      Low and high temperature adjustable growth chamber for cell culture (with platform shakers).

  • Pelletizers, Granulators, & Mills

    • Pilot scale pelletizer

      Pilot scale pelletizer

      Palletization of biomass and similar materials.

    • Pilot scale granulator

      Pilot scale granulator

      This can be used for granulating plastics into smaller pieces that can then be fed to the large reactor.

    • Colloid mill

      For making emulsions and pastes.