Category Archives for Two Phase Separator Equipment

Vortex Breakers

It is normally a good idea to include a simple vortex breaker as shown in Figure 4-9 to keep a vortex from developing when the liquid control valve is open. A vortex could suck some gas out of the vapor … Continue reading

02. September 2009 by Jack
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Mist Extractor

Mist extractors can be made of wire mesh, vanes, centrifugal force devices, or packing. Wire mesh pads (Figure 4-10) are made of finely woven mats of stainless steel wire wrapped into a tightly packed cylinder. The liquid droplets impinge on … Continue reading

17. August 2009 by Jack
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Defoaming Plates

Foam at the interface may occur when gas bubbles are liberated from the liquid. This foam can be stabilized with the addition of chemicals at the inlet. Many times a more effective solution is to force the foam to pass … Continue reading

17. August 2009 by Jack
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Wave Breakers

In long horizontal vessels it is necessary to install wave breakers, which are nothing more than vertical baffles spanning the gas-liquid interface and perpendicular to the flow.

17. August 2009 by Jack
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Inlet Diverters

There are many types of inlet diverters. Two main types are baffle plates (shown in Figure 4-6) and centrifugal diverters (shown in Figure 4-7). A baffle plate can be a spherical dish, flat plate, angle iron, cone, or just about … Continue reading

17. August 2009 by Jack
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