Separation Techniques Limited

For all your molecular level purification needs

Separation Techniques Limited is a group of process and engineering specialists in the field of ion exchange resin technology.

How can we help?

We offer a comprehensive modular process design package:

  • Process development test work at laboratory and pilot plant scale
  • Flow-sheeting, plant design, Piping and Instrumentation Diagram
  • Process vessel design and supply
  • Engineering design and supply
  • Control system, process logics

What are our areas of expertise?

Separation Techniques has expertise in the following areas:

  • Process development
  • Design and Supply of Ion Exchange plants
  • Scale-up: laboratory - pilot - operational facility

Other Services:

We also offer:
  • Technical review of existing designs
  • Hydraulic analysis of existing operational systems
  • Inspection & commissioning services

Involved in process development and scale up of bespoke processes for the Food, Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Petrochemical industries using chromatographic and ion exchange techniques, the Company has nearly four decades of experience in resin application industries globally. Having worked closely with the resin manufacturer Rohm and Haas Company (now known as Dow) as their preferred consultants for special applications in the process industries, we can provide the most efficient process solution to the end customer.

  • Significant experience in a variety of process applications, ranging from pharmaceutical purifications (e.g. antibiotics) to chemical processing (e.g. boron removal from MgCl2 brine) as well as food applications (e.g. whey processing for infant formulations)
  • A good track record with a multinational client base

Oligosaccharides from dairy stream

Whey Processing

Beta-Glucans from sea weeds

If you would like further information about any of the services we offer, please don't hesitate to contact us:


+44 (0)1242 890178


+44 (0)1242 890179



Separation Techniques Limited, Mill Race, Compton Abdale, Cheltenham, Glos., GL54 4DR, United Kingdom

Tel.: +44 (1242) 890 178; Fax: +44 (1242) 890 179