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Section 7: Industrial facilities           

The introduction of high-pressure technology meant a new stage of development for the chemical industry. The outdoor section, "Industrial complexes", displays this new engineering process. It outdated the older, mostly manual and discontinuous processes of the chemical industry. The construction and operation of these modern chemical plants required new empirical and theoretical knowledge as well as new approaches to education and training.
The interplay of catalysis, optimal exploitation of chemical equilibrium and closed loop processes are illustrated through functional diagrams. Due to the high output of ammonia, together with a minimal consumption of material and energy, the Haber-Bosch-process became the most economical technology for synthesizing ammonia.
The partial reconstruction of the most important elements of an ammonia producing plant, like the inner part of the reactor, the ammonia separator and the mole-pump gives the visitor an impression of this new industrial technology.