Examples of Projects by Benztech:


1) Defined pilot plant protocol to maximize data usefulness for agitation scale-up, and interpreted/scaled up the results.

2) Coordinated technology transfer for agitator manufacture in China.

3) Wrote detailed process and mechanical specifications for an agitation system for viscous gum fermentation.

4) Evaluated the feasibility of new processes using existing mixing equipment.

5) Process troubleshooting.

6) Mechanical troubleshooting.

7) Mixer application engineering for various applications, such as ethanol production and flue gas desulfurization.

8) Design of agitation systems for various aerobic fermentations.

9) Calculation of power and mass transfer profiles during fed batch fermentations.

10) Mixer market research.

11) Mixer product development.

12) Evaluation of new agitator impeller technology for potential equipment retrofits

13) Evaluation of solids suspension/dissolution in an unusual reactor geometry

14) Conversion of batch to continuous liquid/liquid reaction system for alternative fuel

15) Sourcing and evaluation of engineering service providers and equipment vendors in China

16) Feasibility studies of fermentation systems of volumes up to 8000 cubic meters, motor sizes greater than 10000 kw.

17) Provided Expert Witness documentation for claims of insufficient agitation in an ethanol facility for an arbitration proceeding.

18) Participated in a think tank to improve cellulosic ethanol processes

19) Designed experimental protocol for aerobic fermentation pilot work, interpreted and scaled-up the results.

20) Calculated backmixing and residence time distribution of multistage mixed reactors in an agitated column configuration.

21) Recommendations for re-purposing and retrofitting agitators to reduce power costs.

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