Centrifuges


Lesson Code: PEA-710. The operating principles and parameters of Batch Filtering and Inverting Filter centrifuges are explained.


  • Category: API Manufacturing - Equipment

Description

After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- Describe the purpose of a centrifuge and its uses in API manufacturing

- Describe the operating principles of a centrifuge

- List the basic components of a centrifuge and explain the function of each component

- Explain the basic steps involved in operating a centrifuge

- Describe how a batch filtering centrifuge (vertical axis) operates

- Describe how an inverting filler centrifuge (horizontal axis) operates

- List and explain the critical operational parameters that must be controlled in a centrifugation process

- List and explain the key safety precautions to observe and PPE that must be donned when operating a centrifuge