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Distill Your Distillation Operations, July 1st 2019

Separations operations account for roughly 50–70% of the energy used in large-scale chemicals manufacturing. Distillation dominates for such separations. It behooves you to be on top of your distillation columns.

To help you get a clear view, Chemical Processing has put together an eHandbook. It includes insight on:

  • Save Energy In Distillation — Revamping may cut consumption considerably
  • Take A Fresh Look At Your Distillation Columns — Many towers may benefit from potential improvements
  • Effectively Break Azeotropes — Homogenous and heterogeneous varieties require different methods