Online Only Auction - Pasadena, TX

Former Assets of Kior

Biofuel Technology Company

Demo Plants, Pilot Plants, Intellectual Property, Research & Development Lab Assets & More

Date:

Thursday, May 9

Time:

10:00am (CT)

Location

13001 Bay Park Road
Pasadena, TX 77507

Preview:
Wed, May 8 from 10am to 4pm (CT)

Checkout:
Sat - Fri, May 11 - Jun 21 from 9am to 5pm (CT)
**All Small Items Must be Removed by May 17**

Inaeris Technologies has created a proprietary technology platform that transforms non-food, cellulosic biomass into drop-in transportation fuel blendstocks. Their technology is flexible and can be commercialized either as a stand-alone facility or as an addition to an existing facility, such as one that already processes biomass (a pulp/paper mill) or produces fuels (a petroleum refinery).

Solids Lab Including:

• Buchi R124 rotavapor
• Micromeritics ASAP2420 surface area and porosity analyzer
• Micromeritics surface area and porosity analyzer
• Axios panalytical x-ray unit
• Spex SamplePrep 8000m mixer/mill
• Carver 8x8 press
• Malvern Hydro2000G particle size analyzer
• IKA mixer
• Malvern Scirocco 2000 particle size analyzer
• Sindie 7039XR sulfur analyzer
• Sindie OTG sulfur analyzer

Process Research Unit (“PRU”):

• (4) IKA mixers
• Fisher isotemp vacuum oven
• Thermo thermolyne furnace
• MTI vacuum oven
• Fisher isotemp furnace
• Thermo Legend X1 centrifuges
• Cold flow simulation unit with Coperion gravimetric and volumetric feeders
• Catalyst attrition units
• Hiden QIC-20 with cat lab
• 2 Liter Parr reactor, 316 Stainless Steel, 1900 psi, with 4848 controller

Plastic Catalyst Attrition Unit:

• Agilent 7890A GC
• ATZ steamer unit with (4) pods, electrical heaters
• (3) PRU units each with ATS reactor, powder feeder, condensers, gas analyzer, Agilent 7890A GC and Horiba VA-3000 gas analyzer
• Multiple hand-held inspection units and instruments

Main Plant Area:

• Bartlet and Snow alstrom calciner, 6" diameter x60' hot zone, bellows, screw feeder, 14" cooling zone, (4) zone control panel, hammer mill
• 30 HP Quincy QSB30 air compressor with dryer and air tank
• 6" Sturtevant micronizer, Stainless Steel with Schenck feeder on stand
• 24" Sweco screen, single deck
• Chicago Boiler horizontal media mill, model CU4, jacketed, 15 hp
• 5 Gal Autoclave Engineers autoclave
• Paul O Abbé ribbon blender, 1 cu ft, Stainless Steel, model hm1
• NETZSCH™ LABSTAR1 media mill, new 2012
• Spray drying system
• Vulcan furnace
• Hydrogen booster compressor pump

HT pilot plant building:

• Agilent 6890N GC
• Autoclave Engineers autoclave, 5000 psi
• Zeton 5 bed hydratreater unit
• Ventec 2 bed hydratreater, (ventec no longer in busness)
• (2) Zeton FCC (fluid cracking catalyst) units, modified for solids process not liquid process • Agilent 7890A GC
• 18" Sweco screen
• Thermo centrifuge
• (3) Agilent 7890A GC units

Demonstration Plant:

• Magnetic separator
• Screener
• Bliss wet mill
• Direct fired Roto- Louver dryer with cyclone and dust collector
• Bliss dry mill
• Large storage silo
• Zeton 1/50 size FCC unit
• PCC RTO thermal oxidizer, gas fired
• Fulton boiler, electric heated, 308 btu/hour
• Ventec 7 bed hydratreater with recycle compressor, hydrogen compressor, cross exchange and exchanger, w/hydro cracking capability

Fractionator Building:

• 6" fractionator column, approx. 50' high with main column, (2) side strippers, associated heat exchangers, pumps, receivers and feed tanks
• Compressor general hydro carbon unit for demo unit
• Hammer mills
• (2) 40" Sweco
• (2) Retsch mill with K-TRON feeder

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STEP 1 – REGISTER

Click the ‘Register to Bid” link above and complete the signup form - your bidder number will be emailed to you for use at this auction. Please be certain to review the Terms of Sale, along with any Sale Specific Terms before registering.

You must provide a credit card, which will be authorized for $300 to secure your bids; Please note that your card must have sufficient credit to be authorized for 25% of your purchases as you continue to bid. If you plan on spending more than $10,000 please contact the Auctioneer prior to the auction to ensure no bidding interruption..

If you are a international resident you will be asked to submit a deposit prior to the auction in order to finalize your registration approval. Please contact our office at (805) 497-4999 for further assistance.

All deposits made by cashiers check, wire transfer or firm and personal check accompanied with a bank letter of guarantee will be returned within 7 days unless purchases are made.

STEP 2 – VIEW ITEMS

- Click on the ‘View Items & Bid’ link above to browse the auction catalog.
- Click on ‘View Item’ to see the lot description of each item.
- Click on “My Items” to view all items won, items not won, items you are currently bidding on and any items on your watchlist.

STEP 3 – BID

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- Items will close at a rate of 2-4 items every minute (varies by auction).
- An item’s closing time will extend by 4 minutes when bidding occurs within the final 4 minutes of its scheduled closing.
- If you submit a bid prior to the auction you will be notified if you are out bid.

STEP 4 – PAY

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STEP 5 – PICKUP

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The following highlights key sale terms and identifies sale specific terms. These, along with our General Terms of Sale, comprise the Complete Terms of Sale. Please review the following and download the General Terms of Sale here to confirm the responsibilities you are agreeing to upon participating in this sale.

TERMS AT-A-GLANCE

DEPOSITS: We will authorize your credit card for $300 as an Auction Registration deposit, and reserve the right to increase the deposit to equal 25% of your total high bids. This authorization will place a 3-7 day hold on these funds with your credit card company, but will not be charged unless purchases are made.

If you are a international resident you will be asked to submit a deposit prior to the auction in order to finalize your registration approval. Please contact our office at (805) 497-4999 for further assistance.

All deposits made by cashiers check, wire transfer or firm and personal check accompanied with a bank letter of guarantee will be returned within 7 days unless purchases are made.

PAYMENT DEADLINE: All payments are due by 12 pm the day after the auction closes.

PAYMENT FORMS: Credit cards on file will be charged upon the completion of the sale. You may pay by cashiers check or wire transfer by (a) notifying Tiger prior to the close of auction, AND (b) submitting payment in time for Tiger to receive it no later than 12pm the day following the auction.

PURCHASES OVER $10,000: Balances in excess of $10,000 must be settled by cashiers’ check or wire transfer received by Tiger no later than 12pm the day following the auction.

BUYERS’ PREMIUM: An 18% Buyer’s Premium will be added to the price of each item.

SALES TAX: All Taxes are applied at the end of the auction unless a reseller has notified Tiger prior to the close of auction and qualifies for sales tax exemption. A buyer’s failure to qualify for exemption does not waive its obligations to complete its purchase per the terms of sale.

REMOVAL: All buyers are responsible to remove their items during the posted checkout times. To minimize wait time, all buyers are asked to schedule an appointment. Buyers are also responsible to bring their own crews, packing materials, material handling equipment & etc. for removal. Buyers requiring shipping or moving assistance can refer to our list of 3rd party shippers. See link above.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL: All items are sold “as-is, where-is” with no guarantees or representations. All Sales Are Final. Buyers are recommended to inspect items before they bid.

ALL ITEMS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE

Auctioneer has the right to add or delete lots for the sale at any time as well as to cancel the sale entirely or sell in bulk.

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Contact Information

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340 N. Westlake Blvd.

Westlake Village CA 91362

 

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