Stellenbosch Bio-reactor

This bio-reactor (Currently Being retrofitted) is for use in pilot scale research work in simultaneous saccharification and fermentation (SSF). The retrofitting of this is currently one of my main responsibilities which I’m finding an interesting challenge.

Stellenbosch Bio-reactor


Sandbaths for small scale pretreatment



We are using these sandbaths to do small scale pretreatment research. Currently are focusing on dilute-acid preatreatment and liquid hot water preatreament of lignocellulosic materials with these.

Steam explosion equipment for pilot-plant research

Steam Explosion Equipment

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