Desorption of acetone in a two-impinging-stream spray desorber

Dov Herskowits, Varda Herskowits, Abraham Tamir

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Abstract

Desorption of acetone by means of an air stream from its water solutions was investigated in a two-impinging-stream spray desorber. The spray nozzles used were of the kind where the two streams (air and water-acetone solution) come in contact only after leaving the spray nozzle. The results indicate that desorption in two impinging streams is a very efficient process. Mass-transfer coefficients in spray desorption, which are important for design and for comparisons between various kinds of equipment, are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2331-2337
Number of pages7
JournalChemical Engineering Science
Volume42
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry (all)
  • Chemical Engineering (all)
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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