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Why one should insist for Continuous Process system over the kettle?

Let us see what happens in case of batch system. Typical step Pharma industry: Product concentration, after reaction or washings, to evaporate solvent used in the process. Conventional system used: Reaction kettle under vacuum to evaporate the solvent. Batch time: 5 hrs to 20 hrs. [The product gets heated unnecessarily for so many hours] Heating media used: Steam where possible or Hot water if product is much heat sensitive. [Hot water is poor heat transfer media, hence requires more heating…

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