Supercritical Fluid Extraction

Product Announcement from Fluitron, Inc.

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Fluitron offers a variety of research, pilot, and production SFE systems, which utilize supercritical carbon dioxide as the solvent. (Other solvents available). Systems are complete, packaged systems, and normally include:

  • Extraction Chamber
  • Pressurizing Pump/Compressor
  • Pressure Control
  • CO2 Flow Control & Totalization
  • Separator Vessel
  • All Stainless Steel Materials

SFE systems are normally rated to 6,000 psi @ 100oC. However, higher pressures and temperatures are available. Fluitron has manufactured SFE systems for pressures as high as 30,000 psi.

Most Fluitron systems are customized to some degree. All systems include the basic component such as compressor, extractor, separator, and pressure/temperature/flow controls. However, any system can include features such as:

  • Multiple Extractors
  • CO2 Recycle
  • PLC Control
  • Computer Supervisory Station
  • Data Acquisition
    Fluitron has the resources to design, manufacture, assemble, and completely test systems in our facility prior to shipment. Our capabilities include: I

  • In-House Engineering
  • In-House Machine Shop
  • In-House ASME Code Weld Shop
  • Complete System Intergration
  • Hazardous or Non Hazardous Electrical classifications
    • Wash down
    • Class 1 Division 1
    • Class 1 Division 2
    • UL
    • CSA
    Fluitron has the ability to provide any level of control, to meet the customers requirements. Our experience ranges from manual control to fully automated process systems operating in production environments.
  • Manual, Microprocessor, PLC, or PC control
  • Complete System integration
  • In-house PLC Programming
  • In house operating software programming
  • Computer interface
  • Data Acquisition
  • Pressure/temperature/flow/level control