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Dyes: Industrial scale up

How various factors affect the scaling up to industrial level of the processes of extracting a natural dye and preparing a synthetic dye (supports AQA Unit 13).

This resource contains:

  • Industrial scale-up. A case study of Sudan Orange R - STUDY SHEET 
  • Scaling up your preparations. Students carry out calculations relating to the scaling up of their extraction method and preparative method of dyes for commercial manufacture – cost, percentage yield, and size of reaction vessels - STUDY SHEET 

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