multiple-effect evaporator

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multiple-effect evaporator

[¦məl·tə·pəl i¦fkt i′vap·ə‚rād·ər]
(chemical engineering)
An evaporation system in which a series of evaporator bodies are connected so that the vapors from one body act as a heat source for the next body.
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The multiple effect evaporators remove water from the black liquor solution used to break down the wood fiber as part of the recovery and recycling of chemicals during the kraft pulping process.
The multiple effect evaporators remove water from the chemical solution used to break down the wood fiber (black liquor) as part of the recovery and recycling of chemicals during the kraft pulping process.
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