Flowrence XD

The New Catalyst Testing System for

Early-Stage Discovery

Key featuresSpecs
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Real conditions and no testing artefacts

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Safe design, construction and operations

Benefits

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Fast and secure reactor closing
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Guaranteed leak-tight
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Safe operation

All-in-1

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Easily and quickly test new catalysts and chemistries
Safety
Jelle Blekxtoon

Jelle Blekxtoon

Business Development Manager

jelle.blekxtoon@avantium.com

+31 (0)20 586 01 04

Flowrence XD

Get results you can believe in

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Easily and quickly test new catalysts and chemistries

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Cover broad operating conditions without configuration changes

Flowrence XD 

Key features

Highly flexible

  • Test both extrudates & powders
  • Broad operating window: Temperature, Pressure & space velocity
  • Multiple feeds – liquid & gas

Reproducible Results

  • Accurate feed distribution with MicroFluidics
  • No post-catalyst bed reactions
  • Perfect catalyst/feed contacting
  • Simultaneous duplicates

Easy to use

Reactor loading with EasyLoad™
Works with small catalyst quantities
Flowrence recipe builder

Reliable

No fixing & screwing with our proven reactor-in-reactor technology
Leak-tight with EasyLoad™
Self contained housing & construction

Flowrence XD

Catalyst discovery made easy

Standard configuration

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4 reactors

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3 gas feed lines

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Flowrence control software and recipe builder

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Heated transfer line for online GC analysis

 

Options

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Liquid pump (non heated)

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Extra long reactors with variable internal & external diameters

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Automated liquid sample

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GC data integration

Flowrence XD 

EasyLoad™

 

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Locked into place with simple lever

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All feeds and gas connections made

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Rotating, easily positioned reactor lid

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Fast and secure reactor closing

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Guaranteed leak-tight

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Safe operation

Flowrence XD

Patented reactor-in-reactor technology

 

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Single-string catalyst reactor

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Catalyst reactor slides into reactor block

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Inert diluent gas passes around catalyst reactor

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No bed packing & distribution effects

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Easy reactor loading

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No dead-zones

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Accurate and large iso-thermal zone

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Reactions stopped directly after catalyst bed

Specifications
Standard Options

Gas Feed

3 Up to 5

Liquid Feed

 – Pump & liquid flow controller

Reactor Dimensions

DiameterLength

Catalyst volume

OD: 3 mm
ID: 2-2.6 mm
30 cm
0.1 – 0.2 ml
OD: 6 mm
ID: 2-5 mm
56 cm
0.2 – 0.5 ml

Temperature

50 – 800 °C

Pressure

0.5 – 80 barg

Sample collection

Gas sampling by multi-position valve Automated liquid sampling

Analyzer connection

Heated trace line, max 200°C

Dimensions

1000x850x1300 mm (WxDxH)
Safety features
  • Self contained, ventilated cabinet
  • Small scale reduces amounts of chemicals required
  • Safe reactor skin temperature
  • Gas supply lines equipped with air-actuated shut-off valves
  • Ventilation failure detection will close shut-off valves supply lines
  • Connections for gas detectors (e.g. LEL / CO)