centrifugal extractor

centrifugal extractor

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl ik′strak·tər]
(chemical engineering)
A device for separating components of a liquid solution, consisting of a series of perforated concentric rings in a cylindrical drum that rotates at 2000-5000 revolutions per minute around a cylindrical shaft; liquids enter and leave through the shaft; they flow radially and concurrently in the rotating drum.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Centrifugal Extractor 60Mm ID
In 1870, he produced its first centrifugal extractor for the speedy removal of water from washed wool and cloth.
The Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) plans to purchase a complete and ready-to-work counter-current centrifugal extractor set-up, consisting of 16 centrifugal contactors.
The Rousselet-Robatel range of centrifugal extractors consists of monostage, and multistage designs.