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Supercritical CO2 process science

What is a CO2 extract / oil?

What is a CO2 extract / oil? Supercritical CO2 extracts display some of the characteristics of both essential
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How does CO2 extraction work?

How does CO2 extraction work? The main feature of supercritical fluids (SCF) is the tunability of their properties
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Supercritical CO2 extraction benefits

Supercritical CO2 extraction benefits. The supercritical CO2 extraction is, beyond all doubt, the best extraction technique available today.
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Extraction efficiency of CO2

Extraction efficiency of CO2. Supercritical carbon dioxide isn’t only a efficient solvent for apolar compounds, in fact, if
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Semi Continuous Process (SCP)

Semi Continuous Process (SCP). The Semi Continuous Process (SCP) reduces the down time and bacteria pollution in the
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Continuous Overlapping Process (COP)

Continuous Overlapping Process (COP). While in the Semi Continuous Process (SCP) the system is equipped with 2 extraction
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Static-Dynamic Process (SDP)

Static-Dynamic Process (SDP). The soaking extraction or Static-Dynamic Process (SDP) allows the supercritical CO2 to remain in contact
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Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC)

Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC). Chromatography is a fractionation technique widely utilized in the pharmaceutic industry, where productions are
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Terpenes extraction

Terpenes extraction. Terpenes, main constituents of essential oils, commonly called “essences”, are widely spread both in the animal
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The importance of Cleaning

The importance of Cleaning. The cleaning procedure is an important practice: it has the same importance of the
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Pompe à cosolvant

Co-solvent pump. A liquid co-solvent can be added to CO2 to increase its solvent power on polar molecules.
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Separation and fractionation processes

Separation and fractionation processes. After the extraction process, the mixture composed by CO2 and solutes leaves the extraction
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Supercritical CO2 extraction physics

Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE)

Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) SFE is an alternative compared to the classic separation systems like fractionated distillation, steam
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Is CO2 polar or nonpolar?

Is CO2 polar or nonpolar? The supercritical fluid commonly utilized is carbon dioxide (CO2). The state diagram of
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CO2 phase diagram – States of matter

CO2 phase diagram – States of matter. CO2 isn’t a liquid at room pressure: it’s a gas. In
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What is a supercritical fluid?

What is a supercritical fluid? A supercritical fluid is any substance at temperature and pressure above its critical
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Supercritical Fluid Fractionation (SFF)

Supercritical Fluid Fractionation (SFF). For Fractionation it is meant the separation of one or more components (from a
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Supercritical CO2 property

Supercritical CO2 property ADVANTAGES USING  CO2  IN SUPERCRITICAL STATE Characteristics of supercritical  CO2 state Benefits derived by the supercritical CO2  specific
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What is a Cyclonic Separator?

What is a Cyclonic Separator? This kind of separator is different compared to the gravimetric separator, while S1
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Enhanced Solvent Extraction (ESE)

Enhanced Solvent Extraction (ESE). Supercritical Carbon dioxide is a great solvent for apolar substances. Our compressed water and
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Supercritical CO2 Solubility

Supercritical CO2 Solubility. Supercritical CO2 extraction process depends by CO2 solubility. Particularly is “geometrically variable”. A supercritical fluid
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Supercritical CO2 technical info

Quick closing system

Quick closing system. Quick opening cover design needs only one-eighth of a turn rotation for sealing. Ideal for
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Recycling – CO2 Condenser

Recycling – CO2 Condenser. The condenser is essential in CO2 recirculation. The condenser is a piece of apparatus
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Coriolis flow meter

Coriolis flow meter. The Corilolis flow meter is basically a mass flow meter. It gives you exactly the
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CO2 Level – Find the equilibrium points

CO2 Level – Find the equilibrium points. We say that a liquid is in equilibrium with its gas
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What is a Gravimetric Separator

What is a Gravimetric Separator? This is the first Separator (S1). It applies the gravimetric effect to separate
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What is a Membrane Pump?

What is a Membrane Pump? Separeco doesn’t use piston pumps or compressors in its systems, but diaphragm metering
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PED – Pressure Equipment Directive

PED – Pressure Equipment Directive. PED, (2014/68/EU) applies to the design, manufacture and conformity assessment of stationary pressure
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Safety PLC in CO2 Extraction Machines

Safety PLC in CO2 Extraction Machines. We use ABB B&R safety PLCs in our systems. Safety is our
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North America regulation

North America regulation for pressure equipment. We use ASME VIII div 1 design code for all our pressure
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