crosscurrent extraction

crosscurrent extraction

[′krȯs‚kər·ənt ik′strak·shən]
(analytical chemistry)
Procedure of batchwise liquid-liquid extraction in a separatory funnel; solvent is added to the sample in the funnel, which is then shaken, and the extract phase is allowed to coalesce, then is drawn off.
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The validated models were used to evaluate the concentration of solute and solvent in the raffinate layer in the threestage crosscurrent extraction process used for each one of the five selected systems.
Actual feed concentration, real and ideal raffinate concentration for each stage, and calculated stage and overall efficiency for the three-stage crosscurrent extraction process for the five systems used in this work Stage no.