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Design and start-up of a continuous purification process

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  • by Ypso-Facto
  • May 20, 2020

Design and start-up of a continuous purification process

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Design and start-up of a continuous purification process

Challenge

  • Existing pilot batch process for the purification of omega-3 fatty acids from natural oil (11 unit operations)
  • Shift to an industrial continuous production

Methods

  • Analysis of the existing batch system and elaboration of mass balances
  • Definition of technological choices
  • Selection of an equipment supplier to build the unit

Achievements

  • Successful transfer from a pilot batch process to a continuous commercial process (GMP manufacturing in an ATEX environment)
  • Assistance for the industrial unit start-up and the manufacturing of 3 validation batches


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