Bronkhorst
Chemical

CHEMICAL, PLASTICS, METAL AND GLASS INDUSTRY

Since being established in 1981, Bronkhorst High-Tech B.V. has supplied instrumentation for mass flow & pressure measurement into the Process Industry, in particular to the (Petro) Chemical, Plastics, Metal and Glass Industry. Many new products and product improvements have been initiated by questions or demands from process engineers in this market segment.

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Examples of applications

  • Accurate dosing of chemical catalyts and additives, e.g. colorants, plasticizers, stabilizers and processing aids.
  • Leak detection
  • Control of burner gases
  • Pressure control in plastic extrusion and/or molding processes
  • Gas flow control for polymeric foam products such as mattresses, sponges or car seats
  • Oxygen control in decarbonation processes
  • (laser or plasma) cutting and welding applications


APPLICATION NOTES

Reactor Systems

In Research and Development laboratories of (petro-) chemical companies as well as pharmaceutical companies or life science companies, chemical reactors are used for many different processes.

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Burner control

Bronkhorst offers mass flow meters with a close coupled motorized valve for integrated control of flows up to 5000 ln/min. Our digital D-6300 MASS-STREAM series is available with several options like a multi-functional display or additional interfaces.

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Burner applications - Ratio Control

Burners are usually found in welding, cutting or furnace applications. All these applications require an extremely efficient flame control. Gas flow has got a preponderant role on achieving good characteristics of combustion flame.

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Micro Reactor Technology

Due to the needs for higher yields, enhanced e ciency, improved safety and minimized environmental risk, nowadays the Pharmaceutical Industry seeks alternatives to the conventional batch reactors; therefore, the industry trend is to adopt micro reactors as an alternative method especially for organic synthesis of extremely exothermic (im)miscible uids.

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Gas supply in steelmaking process

In steelmaking, blast furnaces convert iron ore into crude iron by the reducing action of carbon at high temperatures. This crude iron or ‘pig iron’ still contains a lot of carbon and other impurities that need to be removed, partially or totally, by a reaction with oxygen.

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Highly accurate dosing of nitrobenzene

Nitrobenzene is a pale-yellow coloured organic compound with chemical formula C6H5NO2. This liquid compound is mainly used as a precursor for the synthesis of the organic compound aniline, which, in turn, is a precursor for many industrial compounds.

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Products

Since being established in 1981, Bronkhorst High-Tech has supplied instrumentation for mass flow & pressure measurement into the Process Industry, in particular to the (Petro) Chemical, Plastics, Metal and Glass Industry. Many new products and product improvements have been initiated by questions or demands from process engineers in this market segment.


Other markets

Bronkhorst instruments are used for numerous applications in many different markets. They can be found in laboratories, universities, industry, production and pilot plants and even in areas or installations with risk of explosion. A substantial part of the produced instruments is integrated in manufacturing machines or equipment of so called OEM-customers (Original Equipment Manufacturers).


Bronkhorst High-Tech B.V.

Nijverheidsstraat 1A
NL-7261 AK Ruurlo (NL)
Tel. +31 573 45 88 00
info@bronkhorst.com

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