For the pharmaceutical industry, Dürr MEGTEC provides environmental compliance solutions including carbon adsorption systems for solvent recovery, distillation, and purification of solvents and thermal oxidizers.

Environmental Solutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Applying the right emissions-control equipment for pharmaceutical industry requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of the process and system requirements, combined with the ability to provide custom solutions. Dürr MEGTEC offers a wide range of environmental solutions that include solvent recovery and distillation systems, thermal oxidizers, scrubbers, electrostatic precipitators, and fabric filters.

Carbon Adsorption Solvent Recovery, Separation, and Purification

Carbon adsorption systems, both regenerative and non-regenerative, capture vapor-phase emissions of VOC (volatile organic compound) solvents from solvent-based processes. In a regenerative carbon adsorption system, solvents are adsorbed on activated carbon. When the carbon becomes saturated with the solvent, it is regenerated with steam. The solvent is recovered when the steam is condensed.

Non-water miscible solvents can often be reused without further processing. Water miscible solvents can be distilled and purified with Dürr MEGTEC distillation equipment to make them suitable for reuse. Thus, Dürr MEGTEC solvent recovery systems offer two key benefits–environmental compliance and a dedicated ROI by reducing operating costs from the reuse of the solvents.

Stand-alone Dürr MEGTEC distillation systems purify wastewater to make it suitable for disposal, thereby eliminating high disposal costs, or to separate solvents and purify them.

Thermal Processes

Dürr MEGTEC regenerative and direct thermal oxidizers are used to abate vapor-phase VOC emissions to meet the most stringent EU and global environmental emission limits and regulations. Our systems are used in applications where emissions are released from batch processes with vessel reactors, tablet coating, primary and secondary pharmaceutical processes, petrochemical, and chemical processes.

Our supply and installation scope includes turnkey operations with vent collection systems, vent conditioning with LEL dilution control, pre- and post-oxidation scrubbing for acid gas removal, flame arrestors, explosion relief, and particulate removal.

Thermal Processes

Separation Processes

Sorptive Processes

Catalytic/Non-Catalytic Processes

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