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Benchtop Equipment

ALL NEW FOR 2021 !  The SuperCube1000+

Building on the great successes of several manually operated benchtop Supercritical CO2 models, Accudyne Systems has launched the fully-automated SuperCube1000+.

Price: $49,000 (+options)

Technical Specifications:

1 Liter Sample Extraction Vessel

  • 3in (75mm) Internal Diameter; 9in (225mm) Internal Length
  • 300-series Stainless Steel Construction
  • Bolted Top Closure
  • PTFE U-cup Top Closure Seal
  • 3,000psi (200bar) Design Pressure [10,000psi (680bar) option: $7,500]
  • Operates up to 2500psi (170bar) with Rupture-Disc Safety Feature

Haskel Air-Operated Pump

  • 2.0mL Displacement (per stroke)
  • Integrated Solid-State Cooling Prevents Cavitation
    (no separate glycol-filled chiller required)
  • 200 grams/min Max. CO2 Flowrate Design

Other Features

  • Extract Collected in 1L Pyrex Glass Sample Container
  • CO2 and Extract only contacts 300-series SS and PTFE
  • Visible Indication of Outlet Flow

Utilities Required

  • 120/230VAC single-phase @ 15/10amps (Plugs into standard outlet)
  • Compressed Air: >100psi @ 5 SCFM
  • Liquid CO2 source (room-temperature siphon tank)
  • Safe CO2 vent location for process and safety lines

Fully Automated Cycle Controls:
“Set it and forget it” Extraction and Critical Point Drying cycles

Allen-Bradley PLC

  • Model 2080-LC-20QBB
  • Embedded I/O [ 4AI/DI+8DI+7DO+1AO ]
  • Up to 16 add’l I/O possible

Allen Bradley 2711R-T7T PanelView

  • 7in Color Touch Screen
  • FTP Server for Datalog, Alarm History, and Recipes
  • VNC Server for Remote Access
  • Email alarm feature option

PID Heater control via SSR’s

Electronic Actuated Control Valve by Tescom; 0.00125 Cv

Solenoid Valves have Slow fill-through-orifice and Full Flow Operation

Built to meet or exceed applicable industry safety standards

  • UL 61010-1
  • CE Machinery & EMC directives
  • UKCA Machinery & EMC directives

Accudyne Systems is a CUSTOM equipment manufacturer and offers several larger SCCO2 systems for laboratory, production scale-up, and full production volume. Accudyne also offers custom SCCO2 circulation equipment for unique MEMS cleaning applications.

In addition, Accudyne Systems, Inc. is the engineering, design and production partner for Supercritical Fluid Technologies, Inc., an innovative laboratory equipment company that offers a full line of Supercritical CO2 inspection, extraction and reaction equipment.

Safety is a primary concern of all units. Interlocks prevent over temperature or over pressure conditions.  Rupture disc assemblies provide mechanical protection against accidental over-pressurization of the system.  Conveniently located panels allow easy access to the pressure vessel, valves, fittings, and electronics.  Valves operated manually or by air provide long term, maintenance free performance.

 

SFT Phase Monitor

SFT Phase MonitorThe SFT Phase Monitor is a powerful analytical tool for determining the solubility parameters of various materials in supercritical fluids.  It provides direct, visual observation of materials under conditions that may be precisely controlled by the user.  Experiments may be performed in liquid carbon dioxide or other supercritical fluids.

Applications of the Phase Monitor include the study of physical solubility, phase behavior, and the enhanced solvating effect due to co-solvent addition.  Typical materials studied are pharmaceutical compounds, food flavorings, fragrances, monomers, and polymers.

 

SFT-150

SFT150Whether it’s repetitive laboratory extractions or process development and optimization, the SFT-150 provides an excellent introduction to the power and versatility of SFE/SFR technology.  Offering the flexibility and safety features often found only in higher priced extraction systems, the unit aids in investigating the feasibility of applying supercritical fluid techniques to various analyses and processing situations without incurring the larger capital investment required for more automated and integrated systems.

 

SFT-250 SFE/SFR Processing System

SFT250The SFT-250 meets the day-to- day rigors of the research laboratory and may be used for small-scale pilot processing.  This unit is simple to operate, easy to modify for evolving application needs, and features many of the performance characteristics of our fully automated SFT-1000.