This is a worksheet which looks at various factors which effect the scaling up of laboratory processes to industrial scale in the commercial manufacture of dyes. Students look at
- costs of the raw materials for each dye
- the percentage yield
- size of reaction vessels
- energy costs relating to the manufacture of each dye
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