Reactions are run in glass and/or glass-lined reactors from 200 liters to 20 ml, and at temperatures ranging from –50° C to 250° C.
Stainless Steel reactors ranging from 150 liters to 20 liters capacity, operating in the same temperature ranges as above, and at up to 100 psig., as well as Hot-Tube reactors in a variety of sizes, configurations and materials of construction are also available. A 1.2meter X 5cm Quartz hot tube, and a 2meter X 10cm Hot Tube reactor are also available. Certain tubular reactors may also be operated at elevated pressures.
Reactors may be operated under reflux, and may be equipped with phase separators for removal of immiscible components. Argon and Nitrogen blanketing is available on all equipment.
A one gallon 316 SS autoclave rated @ 3,000 psi @ 300° C, a 3 gallon 316 SS autoclave rated @ 1000 psi, and a 1 liter SS autoclave rated @250 psi., are also in service.
Scrubbing systems are available to absorb and/or neutralize a wide variety of process off gases. Compounds handled successfully include:
- Hydrogen Chloride
- Hydrogen Selenide
- Hydrogen Sulfide
- Sulfur Dioxide
- Mercaptans and Selenols
All wastes, including scrubber liquors are handled in accordance with applicable regulations regarding treatment and disposal. Synectic Corporation is registered as a Hazardous Waste Generator (ID No.: WVD988792842).
Synectic Corporation is committed to minimizing waste generation by using innovative technology and use of environmentally-friendly materials in all processes to the maximum extent feasible.