Process Highlights


Liquid Pac plant: 80.000 ton per year Petroquimica rio Tercero - Argentina

The Contec production technology for poly-aluminium chloride include the following sections:

  1. Hydrochloric acid storage
  2. Alumina storage and handling system
  3. Reaction – under a selected high temperature/ high pressure condition
  4. Filtration
  5. Storage of final products
  6. Waste treatment
  7. Neutralization steps to change the basicity of PAC depending on the needs of the market

The process also:

  • not produce any co- or by- product.
  • gives a very low quantity of a solid waste depending on quality of raw material
  • used; no liquid waste
  • the production is operated automatically under monitoring by a PLC system



Big bag alumina loading system


Glass lined reactor erection


Transclor SA - PAC plant - Automation and MCC


Filter press