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Select a step where Air Liquide intervenes in your value chain.
  • API MANUFACTURING

  • DRUG FORMULATION, PACKAGING AND DISTRIBUTION

  • QUALITY CONTROL

Temperature Control of Chemical Reactors

Certain API manufacturing steps—such as exothermic or low-temperature chemical reactions (e.g. chiral synthesis)—require low or very low temperatures to be safely and efficiently controlled. Liquid nitrogen can be used to indirectly cool the reaction medium and to maintain a low temperature so that the right chemical reactions can occur.

Air Liquide’s CRYO COOLING UNIT-ALSK units take control of your chemical reactions and cooling needs through precise temperature regulation. Cryogenics replace the need for CFCs and are particularly suited for very low temperatures. The high available cooling power allows you to safely control exothermic reactions. If cooling and heating cycles are required, we offer a heating module using low pressure steam as an option. With this combination, we can control a wide range of processes from temperatures as low as -140°C to +200°C with fast start-up and short cycle times. Air Liquide offers many standard turnkey solutions with refrigerant capacities of up to 100 kW.

Gases

Nitrogen

Brands

Nexelia™ for Reactor Cooling

Equipment

CRYO COOLING UNIT-ALSK

Resources

Safety Data Sheets