Thermal, Kinetic and Safety Aspects of a Thermally In-Stable Reaction Mixture: Mastering the Thermal Runaway Situations

Authors

  • Srinivasarao Veedhi ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India
  • Ramsankar Ramachandran ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India
  • Barkath Ali Udmman ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India
  • Sunil Kulkarni ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India
  • Ganesh Chilukoti ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India
  • D Venkateswara Raju ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India
  • Kirankumar Robbi ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India
  • Phaninder KVR ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15377/2409-5826.2016.03.01.5

Keywords:

Hazards evaluation, risk assessment.

Abstract

 This article reports to the hazard evaluation studies of a laboratory scale reaction involving 1, 3-diethyl propanedioate and Fuming Nitric acid to form diethyl 2-nitropropanedioate. The process has been optimized and scheduled to the pilot scale batches after process safety evaluation. Fuming Nitric acid addition to 1,3-Diethyl propanedioate at 7°C is highly exothermic reaction with an adiabatic-temperature-rise of 113°C according for RC1e experiment. But the mixture strongly shows an exothermic event at an onset temperature of 60°C to a maximum temperature of 538°C within few seconds with a massive pressure rise in ARC experiment. Indeed, these hazard evaluation experimental results are clear to understand the hazards of the reaction in case of failing in controlled addition, which helped us to redesign the laboratory scale process and notified the required control measures at plant scale.

Author Biographies

Srinivasarao Veedhi, ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

Process Safety Laboratory, Research and Development Center, Mylan Laboratories Limited, Plot No.31, 32,33 and 34A,

Ramsankar Ramachandran, ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

Process Safety Laboratory, Research and Development Center, Mylan Laboratories Limited, Plot No.31, 32,33 and 34A

Barkath Ali Udmman, ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

Process Safety Laboratory, Research and Development Center, Mylan Laboratories Limited, Plot No.31, 32,33 and 34A

Sunil Kulkarni, ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

Process Safety Laboratory, Research and Development Center, Mylan Laboratories Limited, Plot No.31, 32,33 and 34A

Ganesh Chilukoti, ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

Process Safety Laboratory, Research and Development Center, Mylan Laboratories Limited, Plot No.31, 32,33 and 34A

D Venkateswara Raju, ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

Process Safety Laboratory, Research and Development Center, Mylan Laboratories Limited, Plot No.31, 32,33 and 34A

Kirankumar Robbi, ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

Process Safety Laboratory, Research and Development Center, Mylan Laboratories Limited, Plot No.31, 32,33 and 34A

Phaninder KVR , ANRICH Industrial Estate, Bollaram, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak Dt., 502325-Telangana, India

Process Safety Laboratory, Research and Development Center, Mylan Laboratories Limited, Plot No.31, 32,33 and 34A

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2016-07-13

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Srinivasarao Veedhi, Ramsankar Ramachandran, Barkath Ali Udmman, Sunil Kulkarni, Ganesh Chilukoti, D Venkateswara Raju, Kirankumar Robbi, Phaninder KVR. Thermal, Kinetic and Safety Aspects of a Thermally In-Stable Reaction Mixture: Mastering the Thermal Runaway Situations. J. Adv. Therm. Sci. Res. [Internet]. 2016Jul.13 [cited 2021Sep.26];3(1):39-45. Available from: https://www.avantipublishers.com/jms/index.php/jatsr/article/view/857

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