Equipment List

Glass lined reactors

Name
Construction Material
Vol.
(gallons)
Working Pressure
& Temp*
Motor hP
Impeller Style
Column D x H
Packing
R-0002-GL Glassteel 2 FV to 750 @ 600°F (316°C) 0.75 hP Straight Blade Turbine No No
R-25-GL Glassteel 25 FV to 30 psig N/A N/A No No
R-30-GL Glassteel 30 FV to 15 psig 1 hP 2-Blade Paddle No No
R-51-GL/FEP Glassteel & FEP 50 FV to 15 @ 350°F (177°C) 5 hP air Dual A310, 16” No No
R-53-GL Glassteel 50 FV to 300 @ 650°F (343°C) 3 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv No No
R-55-GL Glassteel 50 FV to 100 @ 450°F (232°C) 1 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv No No
R-56-GL Glassteel 50 FV to 25 @ 450°F (232°C) N/A (Receiver) No No
R-58-GL Glassteel 50 FV to 150 @ 350°F (177°C) 3 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv No No
R-100-GL Glassteel 100 FV to 25 @ 350°F (177°C) 2 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv 6″ x 6′ 3/8″ Ceramic Saddles
R-101-GL Glassteel 100 FV to 15 @ 350°F (177°C) 2 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv No No
R-104-GL Glassteel 100 FV to 25 @ 450°F (232°C) N/A (Receiver) No No
R-202-GL Glassteel 200 FV to 25 @ 350°F (177°C) 3 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv No No
R-203-GL Glassteel 200 FV to 90 @ 500°F (260°C) 2 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv 4″ No Packing – Flash Over
R-204-GL Glassteel 200 FV to 25 @ 450°F (232°C) N/A (Receiver) No No
R-205-GL Glassteel 200 FV to 25 @ 450°F (232°C) N/A (Receiver) No No
R-206-GL Glassteel 200 100 @ 450°F (232°C) N/A 3-bl Retreat Crv No No
R-300-GL Glassteel 300 FV to 15 @ 650°F (343°C) N/A (Receiver) No No
R-501-GL Glassteel 500 FV to 100 @ 450°F (232°C) 7.5 hP 4-bl Cryolok 6″ x 8″ 1/4″ Hastelloy-C DePak
R-502-GL Glassteel 500 FV to 100 @ 450°F (232°C) 7.5 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv 6″ Glass Tube Condenser-Flash
R-504-GL Glassteel 500 FV to 100 @ 450°F (232°C) 10 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv 6″ No Packing – Flash Over
R-505-GL Glassteel 500 FV to 100 @ 450°F (232°C) 7.5 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv 6″ x 5′ 1/2″ Hastelloy-C DePak
R-1000-GL Glassteel 1000 FV to 40 @ 350°F (177°C) 10 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv 8″ x 4′ 3/4″ Ceramic Saddles
R-1002-GL Glassteel 1000 FV to 100 @ 650°F (343°C) 15 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv 12″ x 8″ No Packing – Flash Over
R-1003-GL Glassteel 1000 FV to 100 @ 450°F (232°C) 15 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv 8″ x 5″ No Packing – Flash Over

Alloy & Steel reactors

Special Alloy reactors

R-52-H Hastelloy-B 50 FV to 15 @ 350°F (177°C) 3 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv No No

Special Alloy High Pressure reactors

A-1gal-Hc Hastelloy-C 1 10,000 @ 842°F (450°C) .5 hP Magnedrive 2″ Dispersamax No No
R-103-Ni Nickel 2000 100 FV to 500 @ 400°F (204°C) 2 hP 3-bl Propeller 8’ x 8’ Goodloe, SS

304 Stainless Steel reactors

R-102-SS Stainless Steel 100 FV to 90 @ 250°F (127°C) 3/4 hP Lightnin No No

316 Stainless Steel reactors

R-31-SS Stainless Steel 30 FV to 60 @ 350°F (177°C) 3 hP L4-bl Strt Turbine No No
R-60-SS Stainless Steel 60 FV to 150 @ 450°F (232°C) 5 hP Lightnin A-310/A-100 No No
R-503-SS Stainless Steel 500 FV to 75 @ 650°F (343°C) 7.5 hP 3-bl Retreat Crv No No

316 Stainless Steel High Pressure reactors

A-0.3L-SS Stainless Steel 300 ml 5400 @ 650°F (343°C) .5 hP Magnedrive Variable Speed Dispersamax No No
A-2L-SS Stainless Steel 2 liter 5500 @ 650°F (343°C) 1 hP Magnedrive Variable Speed Dispersamax No No
A-3L-SS Stainless Steel 3 liter 8550 @ 100°F (38°C) N/A None No No
A-1gal-SS Stainless Steel 1 3000 @ 650°F (343°C) 0.33 hP Magnedrive Variable Speed Dispersamax No No
A-30-SS Stainless Steel 30 2500 @ 600°F (316°C) 5 hP Magnedrive Variable Speed Dispersamax No No
A-100-SS Stainless Steel 100 5000 @ 662°F (350°C) 7.5 hP Magnedrive Variable Speed, 8 Impellers 4-Rushton & 4 Pumper Props No No
A-250-SS Stainless Steel 250 2000 @ 650°F (343°C) 7.5 hP Advanced Gas Rxr Mixer with Variable Speed Magnedrive No No
A-201-SS Stainless Steel 200 FV to 300 @ 400°F (204°C) 3 hP Dual A100, 14” No No
A-1001-SS Stainless Steel 1000 FV to 250 @ 600°F (316°C) 7.5 hP Dual A-320, 30” No No

*Refers to the maximum rated name plate capabilities, actual temperature and pressures achievable will vary based on equipment setup.

Other reactors & Apparatus

Tubular Fixed Bed Reactors

Capacity
(Vessel ID No.)
Working Pressure 9PSIG)
Rated Maximum Temp.
Agitaor Motor
Impeller Style
1.0 Liter 1.5” x 40” Tube Jacketed 4,500 800°F (427°C) N/A N/A

All Glass Pilot Plant Reactor Systems

Capacity
(Vessel ID No.)
VAcuum/ Pressure
Rated Maximum Temp.
Agitaor Motor
Impeller Type
200 Liter Reboiler/ Reactor 6″ x 5′ (23 HETP) Goodloe™ Hastelloy™ Packing Electric Mantle Heat 2 x 50 Liter Receivers
Vacuum to 0.5 torr 508°F (250°C) 0.5 hP Variable Speed
50 Liter Electric Mantle Heat or Cooling Bath
Vacuum to 0.1 torr 508°F (250°C) 0.5 hP Variable Speed
20 Liter Jacket Process Reactor, ChemGlass
Vacuum to 2 torr, 10 psig max 392°F (200°C) Air Variable Speed, Teflon Paddle & Pitched Blade
10 Liter Electric Glass Rotary Evaporator External Condenser (BUCHI-ROTOVAP™)
Vacuum to 1 torr 255°F (110°C) 0.5 hP Rotating Flask

Short Path Distillation Apparatus

Name
Construction Material
Vacuum/ Pressure
Working Pressure
& Temp
Agitator Motor
Impeller Type
POPE WFE 316 SS 316 Stainless Steel 1.0 ft2 Pope WFE 316 SS Internal & External Condensers 0.05 torr @ 650°F (343°C) 0.5 hP 4-Wipers
UIC WFE 316 SS 316 Stainless Steel 3.2 ft2 UIC WFE 316 SS Internal & External Condensers Equipped with 2-Stage Degasser 0.02 torr @ 650°F (343°C) 1 hP 4-Roller Wipers

Ancillary Equipment

Filtration

316 SS Perforated Basket Centrifuges:

  • 48″ x 30″, Bottom Discharge, 25 hP
  • 48″ x 24″, Top Unloading, 25 hP
  • 24″ x 14″. Top Unloading, 10 hP

316 SS Nutsche Pressure Filter, 92 gal., 80 psig

316 SS Sparkler Pressure Filters, 12” & 18”, jacketed

Stainless Steel and Polypropylene Bag & Cartridge Filters  (Single and Multiple Element/Bag)

Sintered Metal Mott Filters

Large Ceramic and Polypropylene Buchner Filters

Drying

Abbe, 304 SS Double Cone Tumble Dryer 50 ft3, to 250°F (121°C)
Stokes, 316 SS Double Cone Tumble Dryer/Blender, 25 ft3, to 250°F (121°C)
Patterson Kelly, 316 SS, V-Cone Tumble Dryer/Blender, 5 ft3, to 180°F (82°C)
Vacuum Tray Dryer, 250 ft2, to 180°C
Large Lab and Pilot Plant Size Vacuum and Air Ovens

Environmental

Packed Tower Liquid Scrubber Systems for Ventilation of All Production Areas
Primary Emission Control Scrubbers (Packed Tower, Eductor Type, and Bubbler)
Carbon Bed Absorption System
Zero Process Discharge to POTW or Rivers
Controlled Waste Management Program Utilizing Properly Certified Waste Haulers and Disposal Firms
Solvent Recovery Condensers on Vacuum Exhaust

Safety

Portable and Area Hazardous Condition Monitors/Alarms
Facility Fully Sprinklered
Segregated Hazardous Material Storage Areas
Operators Trained and Certified in SOCMA’s Chemical Operations Training Program
Nitrogen Supply via Liquid Bulk Tank Facility Wide
Natural Gas Fired Back Up Electrical Generator 135 Kva, 100 KW

Process Heating

(2) Fulton Hot Oil Boilers, 1.6 MM Btus/Hour, to 650°F (343°C)

High Pressure Steam Boiler
2.4 MM Btus/Hour, 2425 lbs/Hr Steam @ 90 psig, 320°F (160°C)

High Pressure Steam Boiler
1.32 MM Btus/Hour, 713 lbs/Hr Steam @ 90 psig, 320°F (160°C)

40 kW Electric Heater to 625°F (330°C), 0.14 MM Btus/Hour

Process Cooling

Edwards Air Chiller, 30 Ton Capacity at -4°C

Lab Chillers, -15°C ­to 110°C

Vacuum Capability

(9) Kinney Vacuum Pumps, 130 cfm at 2-10 torr

Lab Vacuum Pumps, 5.6 to 35.4 cfm at 1x10-4 torr

Kinney Vacuum Pump, 107 cfm at 0.02 torr

Auxiliary Equipment

High Pressure Liquid Feed Pumps to 0.43 gpm @ 5,000 psig

High Pressure Gas Feed Compressors to 9 lbs/Hr H2 @ 5,000 psig

Heat Exchangers (Glass, Glass-Lined Steel, 316 SS, Teflon®)

Hot Boxes (24 Drum Capacity) 10°C to 180°C

316 SS DeLumper™

Analytical Services

Chromatography (HPLC, GPC, and GC)

FTIR Spectrophotometry

UV/Visible Spectrophotometry

Viscometry (Capillary and Brookfield)

Karl Fischer (Coulometric and Volumetric) Analysis

Titrimetric Analysis

Note: NMR, GC/MS, and other instrumental analyses available locally through special arrangements with Pittsburgh Universities and outside laboratories.