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Two Phase Separator Retention Time

To assure that the liquid and gas reach equilibrium at separator pressure a certain liquid storage is required. This is defined as “retention time” or the average time a molecule of liquid is retained in the vessel assuming plug flow. … Continue reading

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Water Droplet Size and Retention Time

The droplet diameter is the most important single parameter to control to aid in water settling since this term is squared in the settling equation. A small increase in diameter will create a much larger increase in settling rate. It … Continue reading

01. September 2009 by and
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