Vocabulary of Process Intensification Field

I review papers on the subject of Process Intensification (PI). Often the researchers struggle with the proper use of terms. I also give a course on PI for industrial chemical engineering practitioners. In some cases, participants struggle with the meaning of terms...

Affinity Separations

By affinity separation one component is selectively separated from a soup of components. It is very attractive for separations in pharmaceuticals, food, and drinking water industry branches. Latest results from industry partners and academia were presented at the...

How to develop processes faster

Developing a new process typically takes 6 years. It even can take decades. However, it can be faster and still have a successful in start-up. Here are four key elements for a faster and still reliable scale-up. Follow all critical success factors for development and...

Affinity Separation

Seminar: NL GUTS Topic: Affinity Separation Date/time: Wednesday October 20th 2021 / 10.00h -17.30h Location: BODEC, Scheepsboulevard 3, 5705 KZ Helmond   News item   By affinity separation one component is selectively separated from a component soup. It is...

Feasibility innovation stage advantages

Industrial process innovation nowadays is along innovation stages. Major innovation stages used are concept, development, and implementation. This is a relatively new stage in between concept and development, called feasibility stage. The purpose of the feasibility...

Vocabulary Process Scale-up

I give courses on process scale-up. In these courses always questions arise about the meaning of terms. Here are some definitions of terms and also alternative definitions. The general advice is always to ask further explanation if terms below are used. Scale-up is...