Engineering Experience in Distillation, Extraction & Steam Stripping

Below is a partial list of compounds that Koch Modular Engineers have experience with:

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Acetate Esters

Acetate esters have the general formula CH3CO2R, where R is an organyl group. Derived from and organic acid in which one (-OH) hydroxl group is replaced by the (-O-alkyl) alkoxy group. Typical solvent recovery application.

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    Amyl Acetate

  • Butyl Acetate

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    Ethyl Acetate

  • Methyl Acetate

  • Propyl Acetate

Alcohols

Organic compounds containing the hydroxyl group (–OH) bound to carbon. Typical solvent recovery application.

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    Amyl Alcohol

  • Butanol

  • Ethanol

  • Ethoxy Alcohol

  • Hexanol & Higher Linear Paraffin

  • Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA)

  • Methanol

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    Methoxy Alcohol

  • Propanol

Aliphatics

Organic compounds, also known as “non-aromatic”, are open-chain saturated or unsaturated containing no rings typical of the aromatic compounds. Typical steam stripping application.

  • Methane

  • Ethane

  • Propane

  • Butane

    Butane

  • Pentane

  • Hexane

  • Heptane

  • Iso-octane

  • Decane

Aromatics

Unsaturated organic compounds characterized by one or more planar rings of atoms joined by covalent bonds of two different kinds. Typical steam stripping application.

  • Alkyl Benzene

    Alkylbenzene

  • Benzene

  • Methyl Naphthalene

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    Naphthalene

  • Styrene

  • Xylene

Chlorinated Hydrocarbons

Group of chemicals composed of carbon, chlorine and hydrogen. Typical solvent recovery application.

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    Carbon Tetrachloride

  • Chloroform

  • Ethylene Dichloride

  • Methylene Chloride

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    Thionyl Chloride

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    Trichloroethane

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    Trichloroethylene

Ketones

Organic compounds containing a carbonyl group (a carbon-oxygen double bond). Typical solvent recovery application.

  • Acetone

  • Cyclohexanone

  • Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK)

  • Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK)

Phenolics

Aromatic organic compound consisting of a hydroxyl group (-OH). Typical solvent recovery application.

  • Cresol

  • Ditertiary Butyl Phenol

  • Nitrophenol

  • Phenol

  • Xylenol

Biodiesel

Applications including product purification, methanol recovery and wastewater stripping.

  • Fatty Acid

  • Glycerin

  • Methanol

  • Methyl Ester

  • Triglyceride

Citrus Oils

Folding and specialty fractionation of a wide variety of citrus peal oils and other fragrance compounds requiring deep vacuum applications.

  • Alpha-pinene

  • Alpha-sinensal

  • Alpha-terpineol

  • Beta-sinensal

  • Cadinene

  • Decanal

  • D-limonene

  • Dodecanal

  • Geraniol

  • Linalool

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    Mycrene

  • Neral

  • Nonanal

  • Nootkatone

  • Octanal

  • Octanol

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    Sabinene

  • Valencene

Fish Oils

Oleochemical production and purification, including omega 3 fatty acids (DHA, EPA). Most of these applications are dependent on deep vacuum distillation because of the thermally sensitive nature of these compounds. Through extensive research and practical application, Koch Modular’s technologies have been developed to execute such advanced distillation techniques as required.

  • Docosahexaenoic (DHA)

  • Eicosapentaenoic (EPA)

    Eicosapentaenoic (EPA)

  • Ethyl Ester

  • Omega 3 Fatty Acid

  • Triglyceride

Acid Gases

Koch Modular has extensive process engineering and modular system design experience in acid gas, sour gas and carbon dioxide (CO2) removal/recovery applications. Including the first ever operating carbon capture and storage facility.

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    Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

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    Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

Electronic Specialty Gases

Complete modular process plant systems to meet the purification, recycle, safety and environmental needs of the polysilicon and silane industries.

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    Dichlorosilane (SiCl2H2)

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    Disilane (Si2H6)

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    Monochlorosilane (SiClH3)

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    Silane (SiH4)

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    Trichlorosilane (SiCl3H)

Others

The extensive list of other chemical compounds with separation, recovery, purification and reaction experience.

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    Acetaldehyde

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    Acetic Acid

  • Acetic Anhydride

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    Acetonitrile

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    Amide

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    Amine

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    Ammonia

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    Aniline

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    Aroma Chemical

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    Caffeine

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    Cumene

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    Cyclohexane

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    Deoxycytidine Diphosphate (DCDP)

  • Dioxane

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    Dimethyl Acetylsuccinate (DMAC)

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    Dimethylformamide (DMF)

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    Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO)

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    Formaldehyde

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    Glycol

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    Hydrogen Bromide (HBr)

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    Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN)

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    Indene

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    Ionone

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    Isophorone

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    Isopropyl Ether

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    Methyl Bromide

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    Methyl Indene

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    Methyl Ionone

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    Nitrobutane

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    Nitroethane

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    Nitromethane

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    Nitropropane

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    Nitrotoluene

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    N-methyl Pyrrolidone (NMP)

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    Piperidine

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    Pyridine

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    Picoline

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    Refrigerant

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    Terpene

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    Tetrahydrofuran (THF)

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    Vegetable Oil