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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 7, Issue 10, pp 759–764 | Cite as

Controlled flow reversal column reactor for microcapsules

  • Kaoru Obuchi
  • Hidekatsu Maeda
Article

Summary

A column reactor packed with microcapsule slurry ran continuously without significant pressure-drop. The pressure-drop was held within an acceptable range by a flow reversal control system using a desk-top computer.

Keywords

Organic Chemistry Control System Bioorganic Chemistry Acceptable Range Flow Reversal 
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Symbols

fj

initial flow ratecm3/min

fi,j

flow ratecm3/min

i

order of driving cycle

j

flow direction

ni,j

hypothetical cycle number

pi,j

observed pressure-dropkg/cm2

plim,j

limit value of pressure-dropkg/cm2

rj

increment of parameters

tj

initial control period sec

ti,j

control period sec

vi

effective flow ratecm3/min

vi+1,j

hypothetical effective flow ratecm3/min

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Reference

  1. 1.
    C.F.Mandenius, L.Bülow, B.Danielsson, and K.Mosbach, Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 21, 135 (1985).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Science and Technology Letters 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaoru Obuchi
    • 1
  • Hidekatsu Maeda
    • 1
  1. 1.Fermentation Research InstituteYatabe IbarakiJapan

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