Tip of the Week
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March 2011
Mist elimination equipment selection
for amine contactors
KOCH-OTTO YORK® separations technology
Amine solutions are used to remove acidic components, such as H2S and CO2, from process gases. Optimized selection of mist elimination equipment can minimize both expensive solvent loss and the introduction and buildup of hydrocarbon contaminants.

Mass transfer equipment
for ethanol production
By Neil Sandford and Pat Quotson

A series of distillation steps is used to recover ethanol from the raw ethanol product that is produced either synthetically from fossil fuels or by the fermentation of renewable agricultural products. Selection of trays and packing for the towers used in the various steps is discussed.


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