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Packed Bed Reaction Technology

Salient Features

  • State-of-art and heavily configured
  • In-house design and engineering
  • Comprehensive designs with feed vessels, feed preheaters / vaporisers / superheaters, static mixers, fixed bed reactors, condensors, receivers, and scrubbers
  • Reactors in series or parallel
  • Heating by oil or electrical heating
  • Gradient heating along height of reactor by multiple electrical heaters
  • Controlled and monitored on a DCS automation platform
  • SS skid based and completely modular engineering


  • R&D
  • Pilot plant
  • Manufacturing (1000’s MT per year)


  • ambient to 300 bar

Temperature, °C

  • up to 500 °C

Material of Construction

  • SS316
  • Hastealloy-C

Gases handled

  • Hydrogen
  • Ethylene oxide
  • Isobutylene
  • Ammonia
  • Oxygen

Packed Bed Reaction Regimes

  • Vapour phase heterogeneous catalysis
  • Liquid phase heterogeneous catalysis

In-House Catalyst Manufacturing

  • Batch reactors for catalyst preparation/metal doping
  • Vacuum tray dryers / rotary vacuum paddle dryers
  • Milling machine
  • Dough making machine
  • Extruder for preparing extrudates
  • Muffle furnaces
See Also
Heterogeneous Catalysis Chemistry Competencies
Hydrogenation Chemistry Competencies
Asymmetric Hydrogenation Chemistry Competencies
Continuous Reaction Technology Technology Competencies
High Pressure Reaction Technology Technology Competencies