Project details

Zhangjiagang Crystallizer Vessel

LocationZhangjiagang, China
Project executed on2010
Market segmentMetals & Mining
Technical specification
Pressureoperating at -1 / + 0.5 bar (g)
MeasurementsVessels from 5300 mm dia. bottom and 3000 mm
MaterialVinyl ester resin
Temperature100 °C

Project description

HATCH, a worldwide engineering, project and construction management company executed a metals and mining project in China. A part of the mining plant was facilitating a chemical crystallization process, a complex process. A large process vessel was designed and manufactured.

The big Crystallizer Vessel was manufactured by a Hoop filament winding / Hand lay Up process using DERAKANE 470-300 and 411-350 epoxy vinyl ester resin. Those resins were specified because of its good mechanical and corrosion resistance in this environment.


Engineering: Plasticon China Co., Ltd. and GEA Process Engineering, France.