Experimental Tank in BHR Group's labExperimental Facilities

Physical experimentation, with the aid of large-scale test facilities, is a reliable way to simulate a current operation, understand the process, assess its performance and quantify the effect of modifications. BHR Group’s expert knowledge, combined with our wide range of facilities, enable us to create the perfect scaled model for your purposes and to run the tests you need to improve your design. 

1-8m Mixing VesselFacilities include:

  • Stirred-tank reactors with a wide range of agitators and other internals up to 2.7m diameter
  • In-line rotor stators, ultrasonics
  • Channel and pipe mixing test facilities up to 150mm for pipes and 300mm for channels
  • Gravity and intensified separators
  • Wide range of viscometers and rheometers
  • Wide range of test and simulant fluids
  • Laboratory scale chemistry
  • Facilities for flammable and hazardous fluids
  • Specialist technicians to customise rigs for specific requirements

Tomography at workStep by Step to Reliable Results

  • Define the objectives
  • Assess the process-limiting behaviours eg. chemical kinetics, mass transfer, heat transfer
  • Scale-up/scale-down the process
  • Select an appropriate test facility
  • Identify suitable experimental techniques
  • Select an appropriate model fluid
  • Carry out test work
  • Report and review with the client

Process Enquiries

enqprocess@bhrgroup.co.uk

 

Commercial Manager

+44 (0)7768 594 383

 

Measurement Techniques

Available techniques include:

  • Conductivity based probes to measure mixing time, RTDs, solids concentration,
  • Process image analysis
  • Laser Induced Fluorescence
  • Torque measurement using shaft mounted strain gauges
  • Particle sizing based on laser diffraction, PCS, and in-situ video probe
  • Zeta potential using ELS
  • Extensive range of rheometers
  • Mass transfer measurements using steady-state and dynamic techniques
  • Immersion test for particle wettability
  • Optical and electron microscopy
  • Process tomography

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