Our in-house R&D capability continues to go from strength to strength. Based at the CPL Immingham facility in Lincolnshire, the latest addition to our portfolio of high-tech kit is a Shimadzu UV-1280 Spectrophotometer. This state-of-the-art colourimeter will allow us to evaluate the performance of our Filtracarb® activated carbons in various food-grade decolourisation processes, particularly in the area of sweetener and syrup purification.
The machine, pictured here in our new R&D laboratory, is being operated by R&D Chemist Camila Tyler, an experienced industrial/analytical chemist who has been part of the CPL Immingham team since 2017. She is a specialist in the evaluation of the properties and performance of activated carbons.
Speaking about this latest investment, CPL’s R&D Manager Pat Riley commented, “Armed with this new piece of kit, and in addition to our existing capability to reactivate food-grade spent carbons, we look forward to working with our food industry customers to help them solve their most challenging purification applications”.
For more information regarding the use of activated carbon purification for food grade applications, please contact us.