Table 3: Design details of a mechanically stirred tank.


Vessel diameter (m)0.2
Baffle withT/10
Number of baffles4
Material of constructionPlexiglass
GeometryCylindrical with flat bottom
Impeller clearance from the bottomVaries between 0.5T to 0.2T
ImpellersRT (6 blade), D:T/3, W/D: 1/5
CBT (6 blade), D:T/3, W/D: 1/5
PBT (4 blade @ 45°), D:T/3, W/D: 1/5