Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2023
Nov. 06, 2023
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2023  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 0-19687  
Entity Registrant Name Ascent Industries Co.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 57-0426694  
Entity Address, Address Line One 1400 16th Street,  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 270,  
Entity Address, City or Town Oak Brook,  
Entity Address, State or Province IL  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 60523  
City Area Code (630)  
Local Phone Number 884-9181  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share  
Trading Symbol ACNT  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Smaller Reporting Company true  
Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   10,125,533
Entity Central Index Key 0000095953  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false