Equipment Overview

At CalaChem we have a variety of equipment which enables us to manufacture products ranging from 100 kg up to several 100’s mt.

Please see below for an overview of the equipment we have on site.

  • Three production buildings and pilot plant
  • 600 m3 (158,400 USA gallons) of multipurpose reactor capacity
  • Vessel sizes ranging from 0.1 m3 (26 USA gallons) to 20 m3 (5,300 USA gallons)
  • Vessel materials of construction are primarily stainless steel, glass-lined and hastelloy
  • Solids isolation on centrifuges, pressure filters, PF driers
  • Temperature range is typically -20 °C to 155 °C (-4 °F to 311 °F)
  • For specialist equipment the temperature range is -85 °C to +250 °C (-121 °F to 482 °F)
  • Pressure range is typically -1 barg to 6 barg
  • High hazard handling capability, as a top tier COMAH site we are authorised to handle a variety of hazardous chemicals on site such as Dimethyl Sulphate, Chlorine, Cyanogen Chloride etc.
  • Bulk solvent storage and waste handling
  • 8 m3 (2,100 USA gallons) cryogenic reactor to – 85 °C (-121 °F)
  • 16 m3 (2,100 USA gallons) incoloy Epoxide reactor
  • 6 m3 (1,600 USA gallons) Borohydride reactor