DTU Building 228 consists of 700 m2 pilot plants, laboratories and workshop. PILOT PLANT testwork combines theory and practice, and simulates full scale behaviour.

Gross List of Equipment

  • Distillation (batch and continuous)

  • Absorption, stripping and flow in columns

  • Drying: spray drying, fluid bed and tunnel drying

  • Filtration and membrane processes

  • Pump, liquid flow and gas flow systems

  • Liquid agitation (mixing) and aeration

  • Centrifugation

  • Solid and liquid extraction

  • Fermentation
  • Organic synthesis

  • Fixed bed reactor (ion exchange, immobilized enzymes)

  • Evaporation

  • Crystallization

  • Transport and separation of solids

  • High temperature processes (burner, catalyst etc.)

  • CO2 absorber (simulated flue gas cleaning, CCS)

  • Process control experiments

  • Various mobile equipment 

More information

PILOT PLANT facilities. Foto: Thorkild Christensen

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Steen Larsen
DTU Chemical Engineering
+45 45 25 28 04