Enzymes, as biocatalysts, are a suitable, environmentally friendly alternative to heavy metal industrial catalysts. The “Green Chemistry” nature of enzymes as catalysts is based on a number of characteristics. Enzymes are biodegradable and typically produced through fermentation of renewabl ... more
Safety by Design: Calorimetry in Chemical Development
Uncovering potential safety issues of non-scalable conditions, such as inductions, accumulations, heat or mass transfer issues, are required to develop and scale a process in a safe and robust way. Traditionally, this information is not generated until late in the scale-up phase. By implementing calorimetric technology in the lab, scientists and engineers are able to obtain this critical information earlier in the development process. Reaction enthalpy, heat transfer and maximum heat release data is used to understand process conditions and identify potential issues that can be quickly corrected - resulting in faster process development and scale-up.
This presentation discusses reaction calorimetry and why it is a valuable tool in chemical development including:
- Designing a Robust, Safe Process
- Scaling a Reaction
- Obtaining Key Reaction Information To Improve Chemical Processes
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