Liquid-Liquid Extraction

Revolutionizing Biomass Processing: Unlocking the Potential of Liquid-Liquid Extraction (LLE) in Organic Chemical Recovery

March 2024

Authors: Donald Glatz, Brendan Cross Recently, a significant effort has been made to produce and recover valuable organic chemicals from biomass. The recovery process typically...

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Koch Modular to Discuss Solvent Extraction as an Application to Remove Contaminants from Wastewater at AIChE Spring Meeting and 19th Global Congress on Process Safety

March 2023

Presentation by Brendan Cross, Principal Extraction Engineer at Koch Modular, to take place on Wednesday, March 15th, 2023 at 10:15 am CST. Join Koch Modular...

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Koch Modular to Discuss Optimal Mixing in Agitated Extraction Columns at ISEC 2022

September 2022

Presentation by Donald Glatz, Koch Modular Extraction Technology Manager, to take place on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 2:50 pm CEST. As a proud Gold...

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Liquid-Liquid Extraction: Generating Equilibrium Data

July 2019

Liquid-liquid extraction (LLE) utilizes differences in the relative solubilities of compounds in two immiscible liquids, typically one aqueous and one organic. The feed containing the...

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Emulsification: No Match for the KARR® Column

January 2019

Have you seen the last issue of Separations Savvy, “Fermentation in Your Process?”, which generated a lot of discussion among our biotech and pharmaceutical readers....

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Fermentation in Your Process?

June 2018

In recent years, there has been a large emphasis on the production of organic chemicals from biomass generated via processes such as fermentation. Most of...

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Do you remember what LLE means?

September 2017

When it comes to Liquid-Liquid Extraction (LLE), much of the basic equilibrium data needed for design, that exists for, say, distillation design, just does not exist....

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Innovative Chemical Processes – Developing Technology Companies

August 2017

When you start with a great process idea, or even just a great new application of an innovative chemical process, bringing that idea to full-scale...

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On The Trail of Don Glatz On His Liquid-Liquid Extraction Travels

June 2017

As Manager of Extraction Technology at Koch Modular Process Systems, Don Glatz certainly gets around. You may have been able to track him down in Brazil when...

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The Case of the Fermentation Broth & the Process Performance Guarantee

November 2016

The client was a private greenfield biorefining company that converted biomass to renewable chemicals. Challenges were myriad, starting with the puzzle of extracting acetic acid from an aqueous...

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