Laboratory Equipment


SPE-ED SFE apparatus

Commercial equipment for laboratory scale extractions (Applied Separations, USA)max. pressure: 68 MPa, max. temperature: 240°C, max. pump flow rate: 400mL/min

(the device borrowed from the IEB CAS)


Home-made installations

Compressors and pumps

Compressor with pressure regulator (NOVA SWISS, Switzerland), max. pressure: 100 MPa
ISCO high pressure syringe pump (Teledyne Technologies, USA), max. pressure: 7500 psi
Isocratic pumps for CO2 (Ecom spol. s.r.o., Czech Republic), max. pressure: 30MPa
Isocratic pumps for liquid modifiers (Ecom spol. s.r.o., Czech Republic), max. pressure: 30MPa


Extraction/reaction columns: 4ml -150 ml, heating jacket
Separators: 15 ml, tangential input, cooling jacket

Heating/cooling systems

Termostats and cryostats Julabo (Germany)
Thermoregulatory box: max. temperature: 60°C ; material: particleboard/plexiglass. Heated by hot air ventilator (AEG VH 227, Stiebel Eltron) connected to a control circuit equipped with a thermocouple.


Micrometer valves made in mechanical workshop of ICPF
shut off valves (Swagelok), 6-port switching valves (Ecom spol. s.r.o.)


High pressure cell with saphire windows: 10 ml, max. pressure 6000 psi
Visualization through a movie camera



Pilot Plant

Pilot plant with recycle of CO2


High pressure pump P-350 (Thar SFC), max. pressure : 35 MPa, max. flow rate 21 kg/h, cryostat Neslab RTE10 (Thermo Electron Corporation)


Extractors (VSK Pardubice, s.r.o.)

  • 2 x 1,6 l
  • max. pressure : 40 MPa
  • max. temperature: 100°C

Separators (VSK Pardubice, s.r.o.)

  • 2 x 1,5 l
  • max. pressure : 15 MPa
  • max. temperature: 100°C

Heating/cooling systems

Termostats and cryostats Julabo (Germany)

pilot plant - foto