Assets of former Inaeris Technologies biodiesel plant set for auction on May 9

April 29, 2019 |

In Texas, Tiger Group and Federal Equipment Co. will conduct an online auction of the complete assets formerly owned by biofuel technology company Inaeris Technologies on May 9. The professionally maintained assets include main, demonstration and pilot plants, along with intellectual property, research and development lab assets and more. Offers for a turnkey acquisition of the shuttered company’s Pasadena facility will also be considered.

Highlights of the site’s main plant include a Bartlett and Snow Alstom calciner, a 30- HP Quincy air compressor with dryer and air tank, a stainless-steel Sturtevant Micronizer, a 2012 NETZSCH Labstar1 media mill, and other equipment.

The well-equipped HT pilot plant features an Agilent gas chromatograph, a 5,000 PSI Autoclave Engineers autoclave pump, a Zeton hydrotreater and fluid cracking catalyst units, and more.

A demonstration plant includes a magnetic separator, a screener, Bliss dry and wet mills, and a direct-fired roto-louver dryer with cyclone and dust collector. The site’s separate fractionator building features a 50-inch high by six-inch wide fractionator column with two side strippers, and heat exchangers, pumps, receivers and feed tanks; a compressor general hydrocarbon unit. and other professionally maintained equipment.

Available research and development assets include a solids lab featuring a Buchi R124 rotavapor, Micromeritics surface area and porosity analyzers, an Axios panalytical x-ray unit and more. A separate process research unit (PRU) comes with four IKA mixers; and vacuum ovens, thermolyne and isotemp furnaces by manufacturers like Fisher, Thermo, and MTI; and other equipment.

The facility’s plastic catalyst attrition unit includes an Agilent gas chromatograph; an ATZ steamer unit; and three PRU units, each with an ATS reactor, powder feeder, condensers, gas analyzers, and more.

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