knockout vessel

knockout vessel

[′näk‚au̇t ‚ves·əl]
(chemical engineering)
A vessel, drum, or trap used to remove fluid droplets from flowing gases.
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At the receiving site in Vlissingen, Brenntag created a steel dump line from the receiver to a temporary knockout vessel connected to containers.
When the second pig arrived, the normal flow direction was closed and the temporary dump line was opened to collect the rest of the fluids and debris via the knockout vessel into the storage containers.
This was mainly done via the knockout vessel which was equipped with a demister, size 20 inches.