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EXPANDER TECH, S.L.

Street
CAMPUS RIU SEC, S/N.despacho TC2335DD. UJI.
ZIP Code
12071
City
CASTELLÓN
Country
Spain


Company Profile:
Expander is a start-up industry enterprise located in La Vall d' Uixó (Castellón). The company is specialised in Rank ® designs and assembles microgeneration and microcogeneration, combined heat and power (micro-CHP), equipments for energy recovery from low grade heat sources. So, Rank® can generate electric power up to 50-100 kWe using temperatures from 80ºC. Furthermore Rank® systems also can generate electric and thermal power at the same time, until 400 kWt of thermal power (in the form of hot water up to 85ºC). All our products are made and tested at the Rank® facilities in Spain.

Low grade heat sources, using traditional Rankine cycle with water steam, does not give satisfactory results because of its low efficiency. Our technology replaces water in other working fluid able to recover low thermal sources. That shows us how to solve a wide variety of problems from enviroment and power generation:

Natural sources: (thermo solar, geothermal, biomass, etc..)
Waste heat from industrial process (kilns, dryers, boilers, cooling systems, etc..)
Waste heat from electric power generators (chimeney, thermal oil from cooling system, etc..)
Profiltitel

Micro ORC. Microgeneration and Microcogeneration, combined heat and power (micro-CHP), equipments for energy recovery from low grade heat sources

What we offer:
Rank ® is a organization focused in power recovery from low grade heat sources (T>80ºC) with innovative equipements based on Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC) and other advanced technologies as transcritical cycles and variations of power cycles activated with low temperature (Goswami, Kalina).

From 2000 year we have developed proyects and studies in the area of power generation and its eficiency use. At last years we have been working on the development of equipments that allow power generation from thermal sources taken as residuals because of its low temperature (>80ºC).

Rank ® designs and assembles microgeneration and microcogeneration, combined heat and power (micro-CHP), equipments for energy recovery from low grade heat sources. So, Rank® can generate electric power up to 50-100 kWe using temperatures from 80ºC. Furthermore Rank® systems also can generate electric and thermal power at the same time, until 400 kWt of thermal power (in the form of hot water up to 85ºC). All our products are made and tested at the Rank® facilities in Spain.

Low grade heat sources, using traditional Rankine cycle with water steam, does not give satisfactory results because of its low efficiency. Our technology replaces water in other working fluid able to recover low thermal sources. That shows us how to solve a wide variety of problems from enviroment and power generation:

Natural sources: (thermo solar, geothermal, biomass, etc..)
Waste heat from industrial process (kilns, dryers, boilers, cooling systems, etc..)
Waste heat from electric power generators (chimeney, thermal oil from cooling system, etc..)

Main caractheristics and improvements from Rank ® equipements

High eficiency turbogenerator Rank ® with Rank®easy-conect
Optimized activation system able to manage a wide activation range conditions.
Rank® control system: Automatic management system able to run equipement without human interface, giving the best eficiency in each situation.
Enviromental friendly and safe system because of the dedicated technology for the Rank® equipements.
Quiet performance thanks to Rank®soft-technology.



Benefits of Rank ® equipements

Clean energy without the use of combustible
Zero emisions and reduction of carbon footprint
Tested technology, clean and safe.
Modular and scalable equipements
Low payback periods.
Equipements that can help to improve quality and eficiency of industrial process where it is installed

Collaboration sought:
  • Technical cooperation
  • Commercial cooperation
  • R&D cooperation


Responsible

Mr ROBERTO COLLADO-PUIG

CHAIRMAN
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