DART-DM Flow Reactors

Capacity as per user requirement

MAGTECH designs and manufactures all types of Dart-DM Flow Reactors in accordance with DIN or ASME regulations, with heating and cooling systems, custom designed for the process. Magtech specializes in cGMP reactors for the API, Chemical, and Biotech Industry.

Capacity from 5 Ltrs. upto the limitations of road transportation.



Magtech is a trusted manufacturer of Plug Flow Reactor in India

  • Volume: 1 Ltr to 10 Ltrs
  • Pressure Range: up to 50 bar
  • Temperature Range: -50°C to 350°C
  • Flow rate: upto 100 LPH
  • Heat transfer area: >2000 m2 / m3
  • Material: SS-316 or Hastelloy C276 for high corrosion resistance.
  • Very high specific surface area for effective heat transfer.
  • Patented micromixer design to achieve effective mixing.
  • Openable design for ease of maintenance.

A flow reactor, also known as a continuous flow reactor or plug-flow reactor, is a type of chemical reactor where the reactants continuously flow through a confined space, undergoing a reaction as they pass through the reactor.

The main difference between a flow reactor and a conventional batch reactor lies in their operation. In a conventional batch reactor, reactants are combined in a vessel and allowed to react for a certain period before being removed. On the other hand, a flow reactor allows a continuous stream of reactants to flow through the reactor, ensuring a steady-state operation.

The benefits of a flow reactor include:

Enhanced safety: Continuous flow allows better control over reaction conditions, minimizing the risk of runaway reactions and improving overall safety.

Improved efficiency: Continuous operation enables higher throughput, better utilization of reagents, and reduced downtime for cleaning and setup, leading to increased productivity.

Precise control: The continuous flow of reactants allows for tighter control over reaction parameters, resulting in more consistent product quality.

Faster reactions: Flow reactors often offer shorter residence times, which can lead to faster reaction kinetics and quicker production.

Flow reactors find applications in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, fine chemicals, petrochemicals, and specialty materials. They tend to excel in scenarios where:






High selectivity is required: Flow reactors can control reaction conditions more precisely, leading to better selectivity in complex reactions.

Hazardous reactions: Their enhanced safety makes them suitable for handling hazardous or highly exothermic reactions.

Continuous production: For processes that benefit from continuous operation, such as large-scale production or continuous synthesis, flow reactors offer advantages over batch reactors.

Online analysis and automation: Flow reactors can be easily integrated with analytical equipment, allowing real-time monitoring and automation of the process.

Overall, flow reactors offer significant advantages over conventional reactors in terms of safety, efficiency, and control, making them attractive for specific applications and industries
Input of Reactants: The reactants are pumped into the flow reactor through separate inlets. These reactants may be liquids, gases, or solutions.

Mixing: If required, the reactants may be mixed at specific junctions within the reactor to ensure uniformity and homogeneity.

Flowing through the Reactor: The mixed reactants flow through the reactor as a continuous stream. The reactor is designed to provide a confined pathway for the reaction to take place.

Reaction Zone: Inside the reactor, the reactants encounter each other, and the chemical reaction occurs as they pass through the designated reaction zone.

Residence Time Control: The residence time, which is the time the reactants spend inside the reactor, can be precisely controlled by adjusting the flow rate and reactor dimensions.

Heat Exchange (Optional): In some cases, the reactor may incorporate a heat exchanger to control the temperature of the reaction and manage exothermic or endothermic processes.

Product Separation: After completing the reaction, the mixture of products and unreacted reactants exits the reactor.

Product Collection: The product mixture is then collected and processed further to separate and purify the desired product.

Recycling/Disposal: Any unreacted reactants or byproducts can be recycled back into the reactor or appropriately disposed of, depending on the specific process requirements.

Monitoring and Control: Throughout the entire process, the flow reactor may be equipped with sensors and control systems to monitor reaction conditions and adjust parameters for optimal performance.

The continuous flow of reactants through the reactor allows for efficient production, precise control over reaction conditions, and improved safety compared to conventional batch reactors.

  • Austenitic stainless steels
  • Duplex and super duplex stainless steels
  • Nickel alloys and superalloys
  • Hastelloy and Titanium
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