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Particle Characterization

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SOPAT

Inline Microscopy Analysis

 

Probe-based Microscope in Real-time, for Laboratory and Process Environments


 



Measure and characterize droplets, grain, bubbles or any kind of particles

SOPAT-Systems are the effective way to obtain automated precise information about particles that make or break your process and products. SOPAT-Probes capture digital images from within operating processes, and the powerful computer vision detects, classifies and characterizes particles of different materials in real-time.


Polymerization

 

 

 



Knowing your particles will give you the edge in production

Effectively react to the true state of microscopic particles involved in your processes and achieve your product goals! This can make the difference between a successful products from an ordinary one or accelerate your process and make it more cost- effective and safe.

SOPAT-probes measure precisely drops, bubbles or solid matters in real-time from within operating processes. Measurements are possible as well in liquids as in gases. Our cutting edge image-analysis technology is tailored to your requirements. The results and quality are easily verifiable SOPAT-systems provide particle size distributions and specific values as known in chemical engineering and are able to transmit this to your process control system via standard interfaces. Examples are the number density distribution (q0), cumulative number distribution (Q0), volume distribution (Q3), various averaged diameters (d1,0, d3,2, d4,3, etc.) and percentiles (dv10, dv50, dv90, etc.).

 



Visualize and monitor all sorts of particles to control your process

Measure directly in your process instead of doing time and cost-intensive manual tests in the laboratory. Bring about an automation by means of our probes. A vast spectrum of applications, products and processes depend on empirical values and thresholds to yield the expected results, but fail to exploit their full potential.

Stop guessing what your product and materials are doing and reach a new level of quality, efficiency and safety!

 

 

System Configurations

 

Excellent Technology –precision by means of image analysis

The SOPAT System is an inline microscope containing a smart image analysis software to deliver robust and accurate real-time particle detection and characterization. The results include real-time particle size quantification of the system within a size range of 1 to 10,000μm. This approach allows full automation and process control, which leads to the following process optimization benefits:

• Instant error detection

• Waste reduction and output growth

• Product quality improvement

• Increased process transparency and safety

 

 

Application


Gas-liquid

The design of multiphase reactors usually requires expensive experimental investigations. For an exact prediction of heat and mass transfer and reaction or growth rates during fermentation in a stirred vessel or bubble column, exact knowledge of the interfacial area is required. SOPAT delivers this information.




Liquid-liquid

Homogeneous catalytic liquid-liquid reactions are cornerstones for “green chemistry”. Applied surfactants make the drop size distributions in these multiphase systems complex. For process development, knowledge of the condition of dispersion and particle size distribution is essential. SOPAT delivers this information.



Solid-liquid

The real-time quantification of particle size distributions dependent on time and location is essential for optimizing the process design and a vital component in fully-automated production techniques. Documentation and knowledge of in-process parameters aid in achieving an increased process transparency according to GMP regulations. SOPAT delivers this information.

 

Emulsion

Our technology measures drop and bubble size distribution in ways that, until now, have been impossible, providing real-time feedback taken directly from inside your process.


Analysis for Mayonnaise

 

 

Petro Chemical

In order to be fully optimized, oil production and refinement require a certain knowledge about the phase fraction and its corresponding drop size distribution.



 

Crystallization

For characterization, Lactose, glucose, L-lysine, lithium carbonate etc. in various industrial crystallization on processes.


 

Polymerization

Real-time particle size analysis during polymerization processes is possible with the powerful technology by SOPAT. Bring process monitoring to a higher, further refined level and optimize system throughput with more information about your process, such as particle and shape distribution.

 

 

Measurement principle


To get statistically reliable Particle Size Distribution, data sets with a large number of particles have to be measured. The SOPAT process starts with the acquisition of a significant amount of raw image data, followed by the particle recognition, which consists of three main steps:

1. Pattern recognition by correlation of pre-filtered images with search patterns

2. Pre-selection of plausible circle coordinates

3. Classification of each of these by an exact edge examination.

The computation time is proportional to the quantity of pixels being processed and is up to five hundred times faster than manual counting.

 

The SOPAT probe and system

The SOPAT probe and system will be adjusted to meet your specific process requirements. The probe is easily installed using standard valves, flanges or muffs. Configuration for existing and new plants and equipment is straightforward and will be done for you by our staff.

 

 

 

Titan Technologies, K.K.

8-5-7-301 Minami-Senju, Arakawa-Ku, Tokyo 116-0003 Japan