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Batch reactor

Reactor in which all reactants and solvents are introduced prior to setting the reaction conditions (temperature, pressure). Products are only taken from the reactor upon conclusion of the reaction process. Both heat generation and concentrations in the batch reactor vary during the reaction process. The type of reactor has to be known for the Scale-up of reactions.


  • Barton, J.; Rogers, R.L.; Chemical Reaction Hazard, 2nd Edition IChemE Rugby, UK, 1997.

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