Swenson Technology Expands Test Center

By Chemical Processing staff

Oct 21, 2013

Swenson Technology, a global leader in the design and supply of evaporators and crystallization systems, is completing a multimillion-dollar expansion of its research facilities.

The extensive renovation, expansion and installation of new technologies at  Swenson’s four-level research Test Center, located in Harvey, Ill., expands its ability to provide major industries with critical scientific, process development and demonstration services, says Swenson Technology Inc. President Tim Nordahl.

swenson1021The new technologies are relevant to industries extending from mining, fertilizer production, inorganic chemicals, environmental and industrial biotechnology.

New technology installed at the expanded Swenson Test Center includes extensive glassware and semi-and large-scale equipment, including forced circulation evaporative crystallizers, draft tube baffle crystallizers, falling film evaporators, pushers, centrifuges, rotary, fluid bed and steam tube driers that are applied to a range of industries.

Industry applications include basic inorganic chemicals such as soda ash, metal compounds, industrial biotechnology, wastewater and high-value fertilizers.

For more information, www.swensontechnology.com.