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27.03.2019

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Urban Mining Made Profitable by Improved Mixing Technology

On first sight process requirements in urban mining seem to be much less complex as in the classical mining of primary ore bodies since numerous metals are available in high concentrations. Anyhow the presence of many different metals makes the separation to pure end products ver...

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25.05.2018

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Agitated Photo Reactors

The concept of the new agitated reactor by Ekato is intended for multiphase reactions with liquid, gases and solids.

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11.04.2018

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Crystals, Made to Order: Quality Parameter in Crystallisation

Potash, Sugar or APIs are commonly formed by crystallisation. In an optimised crystallisation system the particle size distribution can be narrowed and the impact on the crystals, e.g. breakage or the production of fines, will be reduced.

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02.02.2018

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Agitated Photo Reactors for New Industrial Syntheses

The concept of the new agitated reactor by Ekato is ideal for multiphase reactions with liquid, gases and solids.

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02.02.2018

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Ceramic against Erosion

Wear of impellers is often encountered in mixing applications. It is possible to maximize their lifetime by implementing appropriate measures with respect to their coating or solid ceramic design. The resulting cost savings easily provide a high ROI.

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20.03.2017

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Increase in Productivity

By extending the functionality of the Ekato Unimix vacuum process plants for the production of high-quality cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, the productivity of the plants increases considerably.

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21.03.2016

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Maximum Yield in Blenders and Dryers

Impellers for blenders and dryers are primarily selected by their mixing performance. However, with expensive products, the maximum yield at discharge gets into the focus.

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04.05.2015

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Plug-flow replaces CSTR for Biorefinery Processes

A rich, but still largely untapped source of raw materials for the chemical industry is cellulose and lignin biomass. With help of enzymes, the polymeric structures can be broken down and split into sugars.

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29.04.2015

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On Sunny Side of Process Development

Cost-minimized production of large-volume personal care products by means of specific process developments — Many present-day personal care products are currently sold as private label at supermarkets and discount stores. The customer requirement for low-pricing also includes the...

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23.04.2015

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Resistant Impellers made of Composite Ceramics

Today ceramic components based on oxides, silicates, carbides or nitrides show superior characteristics with respect to strength, hardness, temperature and corrosion resistance.

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26.04.2012

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Increased Productivity for Cosmetics Industry

With an increasingly tight competition and small margins the cosmetics industry is forced to consider to boost productivity with bigger and more efficient facilities. Ekato's new SRC 10.000 combines agitation and homogenisation for highly viscose emulsions for a productive, flexi...

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16.03.2012

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New Mixing Solutions for Bio-Refineries

An entire series of several stirred tanks in continuous operation maintain their original advantages while simultaneously reducing back-mixing.

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