Lab Infrastructure

Permantent laboratory test rigs

  • Circulation still for vapor-liquid equilibrium
  • Liquid-liquid test stand
  • Solid-liquid test stand
  • CSTR reactors (5 bar, 100 bar)
  • Plug flow reactor (5 bar)
  • Lab-scale batch distillation column


Fully automated pilot-scale equipment

  • Pressure distillation column (ATEX ready) with process control system
  • Vacuum distillation column (ATEX ready) with process control system
  • Plug-flow reactor with process control system



  • Automated titration stands (acid-base, Karl-Fischer)
  • Gas chromatography (GC) with WLD, FID, SLL injector, and autosampler
  • High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with autosampler
  • Ion chromatography (IC) with autosampler
  • 400 MHz NMR spectrometre with tube probe head


General lab infrastructure

  • Workshop
  • Oscillating U-tube densimeter
  • Calibration of temperature and pressure
  • Ultrapure water
  • Micro lab scales
  • Heating cabinets (atmospheric and vacuum)
  • Thermostats and kryostats


IT infastructure

  • Multi-core linux server for scientific calculations
  • Numerous work stations for staff and students


Licensed software

  • Matlab (Numerical calculations)
  • gPROMS (Mathematical modeling and numerical calculations)
  • Aspen (Process simulation)


Educational lab

  • Makerspace for fast development of continuous chemical processes


Chemical Process Engineering

Uferstraße 53
94315 Straubing


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Burger

Tel.: +49 (0) 9421 187-275


Birgit Aich-Bauer

Tel.: +49 (0) 9421 187-279