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Reaction Calorimetry For Safe Process Scale-up

Reaction calorimetry provides information quickly which can be applied to quantify the risks and criticality associated with a chemical process. Reaction calorimetry helps identify key process parameters, including: Continue reading

Chicago Chemical and Crystallization R&D Event

My colleagues and are hosting a free Chemical and Crystallization R&D Event at the Westin O’Hare Hotel on Thursday, May 23.  The event is aimed towards scientists and researchers working in chemical and crystallization R&D and scale-up. We have six excellent speakers from industry and academia presenting at this event: Continue reading

Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center Conference

In conjunction with the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, a Process Scale-up, Process Safety, Hazards Evaluation, Mass Transfer and Mixing Challenges Conference will be held on August 14 and 15 at Texas A&M University.  Conference topics include: Continue reading

Optimization of Highly Reactive Chemistry – Reducing Risks

Highly reactive chemistry is the generic term referring to chemical reactions that pose a challenge due to the potentially hazardous and/or energetic nature of the reactants, intermediates and products that are present during synthesis. Highly reactive chemistries include Grignard, acid chloride, azide, halogenation, and hydrogenation.  Continue reading

Enhance Your Understanding of a Crystallization Process

A common challenge faced by both chemists and engineers is how to achieve an enhanced understanding of the crystallization process.

The EasyMax has provided a powerful, yet nimble platform for chemists and engineers to get a lot of work done.  It has been great to see how well the EasyMax has been embraced, especially for crystallization work.  Simon Rea developed a way to make it even better for particle characterization:

Crystallization Process FBRM PVM EasyMax

At last, you can use the FBRM and PVM simultaneously in your EasyMax!  This new PTFE lid makes it possible to see your: Continue reading

Process Development Conference, Weggis, Switzerland

I am happy to announce that the 18th International Process Development Conference (IPDC) will be held September 25 to September 29, 2011 in Weggis, Switzerland.  This year’s conference will focus on workflows from compound development to manufacturing in the pharmaceutical, fine and specialty chemical industries: Continue reading

Chilworth’s Safe Scale-up of Chemical Processes


Safe Scale-up of Chemical Processes

On July 1, Dr. Stephen Rowe of Chilworth Technology will present Safe Scale-up of Chemical Processes: Holistic Strategies Supported by Modern Tools.

This online process safety seminar will focus on the overall safety strategy and outlines:

AIChE 2010 – Analytical and Optimization Tools in Pilot Plants Session

Among the presentations in the Advanced On-Line Analytical and Optimization Tools in Pilots Plants Session at the 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting will be the New Developments in Heat Transfer Scale Down and In Situ FT-IR Scale-up From the Lab to the Plant.  The presentation, which will be given by Leen Schellekens, will include the challenges that Chemical Engineers face in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, including globalization, environmental and safety regulations, and shortening product life cycles and the ever increasing time pressure for commercial releases.
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