About GLAB

In 2003, these capabilities were extended to include reaction engineering, heat and mass transfer and process fouling. The six associates have extensive experience in research, design and consulting on a wide range of industrial and practical problems in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The nature of the work includes:

GLAB Reactor Fouling & Fluidization Technology is based in Vancouver, British Columbia and was established in 2000 to provide research, development and consultation on multiphase chemical reactors and fluidization-related areas for industry and governmental research organizations.

  • Gas-solid, liquid-solid and gas-liquid-solid fluidization
  • Modeling and simulation of fluidized bed reactors
  • Diagnosis and trouble-shooting of industrial fluidized bed reactors
  • Fluidized bed combustion and gasification
  • Hydrogen and membrane reactors
  • Instrumentation for multiphase reactors
  • Heat transfer and heat exchanger fouling

Services Available

Based on a solid technical background and a detailed understanding of process capabilities, the following services are provided:

  • Technical consulting in the area of fluidization, fouling and reaction engineering
  • Industrial troubleshooting
  • Research plan development
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Proof of concept and prototype developments
  • Technology development and demonstrations
  • Detailed process and experimental data analysis, including mathematical modeling
  • Evaluation, critique and development of corporate technology policy and strategic programs