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Upset Tray Decks

Although trays can corrode through, a more common cause of damage is unit upsets. A high liquid level, above the flash zone, will cause the trays to be bumped by the up-flowing vapors. Slugs of water can dislodge tray decks … Continue reading

27. June 2013 by Jack
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Distillation Tower Sections

Every distillation tower can be divided into three different sections. The middle section is where the feed enters the tower and part of the feed vaporized. This vaporization is commonly known as flashing, so this section of this tower is … Continue reading

03. June 2013 by and
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