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Horizontal VS. Vertical Vessel Selection

Horizontal separators are smaller and less expensive than vertical separators for a given gas capacity. In the gravity settling section of a horizontal vessel, the liquid droplets fall perpendicular to the gas flow and thus are more easily settled out … Continue reading

02. September 2009 by Jack
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Vertical Three Phase Separator

Figure 5-6 shows a typical configuration for a vertical three-phase separator. Flow enters the vessel through the side as in the horizontal separator, the inlet diverter separates the bulk of the gas. A downcomer is required to transmit the liquid … Continue reading

02. September 2009 by Jack
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Vertical Two Phase Separator

Figure 4-2 is a schematic of a vertical separator. In this configuration the inlet flow enters the vessel through the side. As in the horizontal separator, the inlet diverter does the initial gross separation. The liquid flows down to the … Continue reading

17. August 2009 by Jack
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