Asset summary - Heist-op-den-Berg

Description of Intended Use

This site offers a wide range of fractionation services: destillation/recuperation of organic solvent mixtures, purification of intermediate speciality chemicals.
Depending upon the type of product, production campaign sizes typically vary from 3 MT op to 100 MT (drums, IBC, bulk).
The facilities can be modified to meet the needs of any specific product.This site is ISO 9001 certified.

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Distillation Capacity Available

  • D1 : 316 L, batch distillation, 3 m³, (15 TP), oil heated (max. 200°C), 30-1013 mbar(a). (traced lines solidification point up to 40°C)
  • D2 : 316 L, batch distillation, 6 m³, (20 TP), steam heated (8 barg), 30-1013 mbar(a), phase separator.
  • D3 : 316 L, batch distillation, 28 m³, (60 TP), oil heated (max. 250°C), 10-1013 mbar(a), phase separator and modified for extractive distillation.

Storage Capacity

  • Tank farm : 316 L 500 m³ tanks ranging from 11 till 60 m³
  • Warehouse : 1200 m² for storage of drums and IBC's
  • Filling station : drums and IBC's

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Utilities

  • Steam : 10 barg Hot
  • Oil : 280°C
  • Nitrogen
  • Waste water treatment

Special Capabilities

There is a QC laboratory on site.
There is a R&D laboratory on site with several lab and pilot distallation columns, pilot
Short Path and pilot membrane unit for dewatering, etc.



Asset summary - Kallo

Description of Intended Use

This site offers a wide range of fractionation services: destillation/recuperation of organic solvent mixtures, purification of intermediate speciality chemicals.
Depending upon the type of product, production campaign sizes typically vary from 20 MT up to 500 MT and more. The facilities can be modified to meet the needs of any specific product. ISO 9001 certified

Distillation Capacity

  • Thin film evaporator : 316 L, steam heated (max. 10 bar), max. 500 l/h.
  • K4 : 316 L, continuous distillation (12 TP), steam heated (max. 10 barg), 100-1450 mbar(a), max. 1500 l/h.
  • K5 : 316 L, continuous distillation (40 TP), steam heated (max. 10 barg), 50-3000 mbar(a), max. 2500 l/h.
  • K6 : 316 L, continuous distillation (60 TP), oil heated (max. 280°C), 50-1450 mbar(a), max. 5000 l/h.
  • K3 : 316 L, triple continuous distillation, steam heated (max. 10 barg), (dedicated for one customer).
  • K2 : 316 L, double continuous distillation, steam heated (max. 10 barg), (dedicated for one customer).
  • K7 : 316 L, triple continuous distillation (150, 20, 30 TP), steam heated (max. 10 barg) (dedicated for one customer).
  • K8 : 316 L, double continuous distillation (150, 60 TP), steam heated (max. 10 barg) (dedicated for one customer).
  • Short Path unit with degasser, 10 m², thermal oil up to 260°C, vacuum down to 0.02 mbar.
  • Batch reactor: 8 m³ (dedicated for one customer)

Assets Kallo

Storage Capacity

  • 2 tank farms : Total capacity of 3060 m³ : 35 tanks 60 m³, 3 tanks 40 m³,
    7 tanks 120 m³, material 316 L (tank farms are covered)
  • 2 warehouses : Total capacity of 800 m² for storage of IBC’s and drums

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Utilities

  • Steam : 10 barg
  • Hot Oil : 300°C
  • Nitrogen
  • Cooling and chilled water

Special Capabilities

There is a QC laboratory on site, together with process development and engineering support. There are also advanced computer process control systems.

Special Notes

This site is extremely well located in the centre of the Antwerp – Rotterdam area, the major centre of the chemical industry in Europe. Information exchange regarding sensitive projects can be covered by secrecy agreements upon request.



Research and Development

Analytical equipment


Assets Heist

  • K-F water determination:
    - volumetric (2x)
    - coulometric (2x)
  • Density measurement
  • Colour measurement
  • Flash point determination (ASTM D93)
  • Automatic titrator
  • pH determination (3x)
  • Volatile organic compound (VOC) determination
  • Crater determination
  • Acidity determination (3x)
  • Gas chromatograph:
    - Shimadzu GC-2025 (FID)
    - Shimadzu GC-2014 (FID) (4x)
    - Shimadzu GC-2010 (FID)
    - Shimadzu Head space HS-20
  • GC-MS 2010 SE (2x)
  • Corrosion testing
  • UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Distillation equipment

  • Continuous column:
    - Glas: 10-80 TP
        * Structured packing (Sulzer DX: rvs 316)
        * Sieve plates
    - Automatic controlled vacuum (5 – 1013 mbara)
    - Automatic controlled flow (0.1-4 L/h):
    - Automatic controlled reflux
  • Batch column:
    - Glas: 5-80 TP
        * Structured packing (Sulzer DX: rvs 316)
        * Random packing
        * Sieve plates
    - Automatic controlled vacuum (5-1013 mbara)
    - Automatic controlled reflux
  • Low pressure equipment:
    - Glas
    - Sieve plate: 2
    - Automatic controlled vacuum (2-10 mbara)
  • Short path:
    - Controlled vacuum (0.02 mbara)
    - Controlled flow (0.1-1.5 L/h) for feed, residu and distillate
    - Max. temp. 280°C

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Miscellaneous

  • Aspen simulation
  • Pervaporation pilot unit:
    - polymeric/ceramic membrane
    - 20 - 50 l/u feed

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