Scheibel extractor

Scheibel extractor

[′shī·bəl ik‚strak·tər]
(chemical engineering)
Liquid-liquid contact vessel used in liquid-liquid extraction processes: a vertical cylinder with interspersed open spaces and wire-mesh packing along its height, with liquid agitators in the open spaces, or a vertical cylinder fully filled with wire-mesh packing. Also known as Scheibel column; Scheibel-York extractor; York-Scheibel column.