Catalyst Addition Device

Parr has developed a unique device for adding small amounts of solids (or liquids) from a sealed container held within a reactor. It is of particular interest to users performing kinetic studies of catalytic reactions. This device consists of a small cylindrical chamber with a cap that is sealed to the body with an O-ring. It attaches to the underside of the vessel head with a 1/8″ NPT connection. To discharge the contents of the holder, gas pressure is applied through a valve installed on the top of the head. When the applied pressure is greater than the pressure within the reactor, the cap is forced open and the catalyst or other contents of the holder will be released into the reactor. This device works best in the taller, 450 mL and 600 mL Mini Reactors, and in the 1 liter and larger Parr Reactors.

Catalyst Addition Devices
Complete Reactor Mounting Size Assembly No. Thread
Mini 6 cc A550HC3 1/8″ NPT
One Liter 8 cc A550HC 1/8″ NPT
Larger 20 cc A550HC2 1/8″ NPT

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