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Mechanical separation technology is of essential importance in numerous processes in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology. The yield of the separation step often has a substantial impact on the economy and environmental compatibility of the process and on the quality of the end products.

A number of different separation and extraction duties in the organic and inorganic chemistry can be fulfilled only by specifically engineered technology. GEA Westfalia Separator as well-recognized technology leader offers a highly diversified range of tailor-made machines and package units with merely a perfect solution for every specific separation duty, such as

Barium sulphate
Extraction of metal
Resins
Catalysts
Lacquers
Lacquers
Latex
Lyes
Luminous matter
Solvents
Mercerizing solution
Nitro compounds
Peroxides
Salts
Acids
Silver recovery

In petro-chemistry and plastic production, for example

PVC
HDPE (High density polyethylene)
Polymer solutions
Polycarbonate
Terephtal acid
White oil

In the basic industry

Pigments
Calcium carbonate
Kaolin (china clay)

In the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology, for example

Antibiotics
Alkaoids
Aromatics
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Enzymes
Plant extracts
Extracts from organs
Glucose isomerase
Hormones
Human blood
Vaccines
Insulin
Morphine
Herbal medicines
Rose oil
Synthetic pharmaceutical products
Vitamins
Recovery of bioproducts from genetically engineered
Micro-organism