Working with Reactors


Lesson Code: PEA-1201. Explains the main tasks involved in operating a chemical reactor such as weighing, charging and taking samples.


  • Category: API Manufacturing - Equipment

Description

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

- Explain the term 'charging a reactor'

- Explain how solvents are charged into a reactor for API manufacturing

- Describe two methods for measuring the volume of materials in a reactor

- Explain the purpose of inerting a reactor

- Describe how solid materials are added to a reactor

- List and describe three ways of performing a phase separation

- Describe two common methods for obtaining a sample from a reactor

- Describe the general safety precautions and PPE required when working with reactors