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Keywords:

  • Continuous processing;
  • Flow chemistry;
  • Low temperature

Abstract

There are a number of challenges that need to be overcome in order to stimulate more synthesis chemists to adopt continuous-flow chemical processing techniques. By way of example, the use of cryogenic consumables to cool reactions is impractical on scale or over extended reaction times. Here, a solution to the problem is described with the development of a convenient laboratory device that offers chemists the benefits of continuous flow processing using an accurate thermal energy transfer block which provides long-term reaction stability and is free from water ingress.