POD

Desktop sized pharmaceuticals on demand

I designed and manufactured structures and control systems for a desktop end-to-end chemical manufacturing plant.

Overview

Role

Mechanical Engineer

Date

2014-2015

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POD

Pharmaceutical manufacturing normally requires large batch production requires a large fixed cost and low adaptability

What if pharmaceutical companies had the ability to create small run drugs on demand?

I worked to help design the layout and mechanical components within the POD system. This included the design of seals, cooling plates, reactors, and media flow devices.

Design

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The full unit layout of the device, I worked specifically on the feedtanks, reactors, cooling plate, and slurry manifolds.

Feed Tank

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A large, pre-reaction feed tank. Designed to be temperature controled, properly sealed to the environment, and magnetically mixed.

Reactor

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A modular chemical reactor featuring automatic dispension and mixing, temperature control, and a variable design.

Cooling plate

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A water fed cooling plate that offloads head from the different modules in the plant.

Manifold

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A manifold designed to work with air, slushy-like compounds, and waste.