A SHARED PILOTING FACILITY

EQUIPMENT LIST

Pilot Equipment

  • 2000 gallon reactor (450 PSI, 450 F) with a high shear mixer
  • 40 gallon reactor (350 PSI, 420 F)
  • 2000 gallon mixing tank
  • 40 gallon fermenter
  • 7 kg/hr augur fast pyrolysis
  • Fluidized bed fast pyrolysis
  • 160 gallon hydrolysis
  • 3 ways separator Sevier with two meshes (1/4” on top and 1/16” on bottom)
  • Polymer extruder
  • Polymer grinder
  • 5’ by 5’ oven
  • Large air dry oven (8’ by 16’)
  • Large wash system pilot plant including, 2000 gallon wash tank, pulp deflaker, and an Alfa Laval horizontal decanter
  • Small wash system pilot plant including 160 gallon wash tank, pulp deflacker, and a screw press
  • 3 trays distillation tower
  • Spry booth
  • Evaporation tray
  • Basket centrifuge
  • Horizontal decanter
  • Activated carbon column
  • FKC screw press
  • Chemical reaction FRP tank with mixer
  • Solvent recovery system
  • Insulated mixer settler tank
  • Wash column
  • 50 ton chiller
  • 450 psi steam generator
  • 75 psi fire tube boiler

Lab Equipment

  • Shimadzu GC 2010 Gas Chromatography
  • Parr Reactors (250 ml and 350 ml)
  • Varian Saturn 2000 Gas Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy
  • Thermo-scientific furnace
  • Sartorius 1L bioreactor for fermentation and enzymatic hydrolysis studies
  • Tuttnauer 3890 autoclave
  • Quincy Lab 40 GC lab oven
  • Lab distilled water set up with reverse osmosis filter system
  • New Brunswick scientific incubator shaker
  • Fisher Scientific heating/stirring plates
  • Eppendorf centrifuge ( 1 mL – 2.5 mL)
  • EC/Medispin centrifuge (15 mL – 30 mL)
  • Koehler Instrument Company centrifuge (50 mL – 100 mL)
  • Koehler kinematic viscosity bath
  • Shimadzu sensitive lab weighing balance
  • Intell lab balance
  • Lab companion incubator oven
  • Mettler Toledo automatic titration unit
  • Koehler Instrument Company automatic density meter
  • Am microscope

Other Equipment

  • Toyota 4,900 Lb lifting capacity forklift
  • Snorkel SL-20 man lifts
  • HYD-MECH S-20 saw
  • Ridgid Model 1224 pipe threader
  • Powermatic Model 1200 drill press
  • Miller Model 330A/B Stick/TIG welder
  • Miller Syncrowave Model 300 TIG welder
  • Lincoln Model 255X wire feed welder
  • Oxy/acetylene torch
  • Thermal Dynamics plasma cutter
  • Wilton 6” belt 10” disk sander
  • Sullair 1800 variable speed drive air compressor