Germany, 2002 (Biofuels and other products)
Type of system: Ethanol dehydration, fully integrated
Type of product: industrial (up to 99.95w%), pharmaceutical, potable, biofuels
Operation: Continuous, 340 days
Capacity: 36,000 LPD
Feedstock: hydrous ethanol from various origins including grain, molasses, vegetables and fruit
Description: Dehydration of hydrous ethanol for industrial/ pharmaceutical/biofuels applications
Additional info: A plant visit can be arranged at this plant. The current membrane cartridges are in their fifth year of operation and showing no signs of degradation.