Category Archives for Two Phase Separator Equipment
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
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
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
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.