Scale-Up from Laboratory to Plant
Very often scale-up from laboratory to pilot plant or full-size manufacturing plant can present many challenges that are not easily resolved. It is in this domain that chemical engineers make their greatest contribution to new progress. Chemists, more than engineers, are inclined to be artistic rather than practical. They often build art-forms of science for the archives rather than useful products for the everyday world. (I take license in this statement because I am a chemist and not an engineer.)
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