SFT Introduces an Improved Supercritical Fluid Extractor

August 16, 2013: Supercritical Fluid Technologies (SFT) introduces a new bench top supercritical fluid extractor (SFE), the model SFT-110. This latest addition to the SFE product line builds upon the strengths of its popular predecessor, the SFT-100. The completely redesigned restrictor valve with integrated micrometer allows for very precise flow control, which is essential for demanding applications. A completely removable oven lid and large side panel allow the user easy access to the high pressure vessel. An indicator light on the SFT-10 pump module alerts the user to proper operation of the Peltier pre-cooler, ensuring CO2 is maintained in the liquid state. A robust outlet from the restrictor ensures that users will not accidentally damage the outlet tube when inserting it into the collection container.

Supercritical fluid extraction has become a popular alternative to traditional extraction methods that use organic solvents. Fast, efficient extraction of a variety of materials may be achieved using supercritical carbon dioxide. The SFT-110 SFE is well suited for both research and process development applications. Precise control of temperature, pressure, and flow rate is essential for successful, reproducible extractions. The use of dual sapphire syringe pump technology, integrated pre-heaters, and precise flow control provides the precision required to achieve these goals. Process parameters developed in the laboratory are the key to the successful scale-up to pilot or production scale equipment.

For more information, please call us at 302-738-3420 or visit us on-line at www.supercriticalfluids.com.

Supercritical Fluid Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1994 and maintains corporate headquarters in Newark, Delaware, USA. The company specializes in the manufacture of bench top and small scale pilot equipment for supercritical fluid extraction, reaction and high pressure chemistry. The company provides contract research and custom engineering services.

Please send all inquiries to:
Mr. Ken Krewson
Supercritical Fluid Technologies
One Innovation Way
Newark, DE 19711
email: ken.krewson@supercriticalfluids.com

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