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flash distillation

[¦flash ‚dis·tə′lā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
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An energy-intensive multi-stage flash evaporation process is used for the majority of seawater desalination.
Near the spinneret, the filament contains a high amount of free solvent, and flash evaporation takes place at the high temperature of the air flow in the spinning column.
Additionally, the design takes advantage of system pressure and temperature differentials to induce flash evaporation and condensation of the refrigerant to transfer heat, thus simultaneously and instantaneously heating and cooling beds.
These include flash evaporation [4], thermal evaporation [5], electro-deposition [6] and solution growing [7].
It relies on Flash evaporation of 8-18 micron mist which is generated by turbo centrifugal disc spin for turning hot air into cool air and circulated by fans to cover the target area.
Developed by European fruit processor Aurore and adapted to winemaking by French research powerhouse INRA in 1993, the process combines thermovinification with flash evaporation.
As Haritonides explained, evaporative cooling or flash evaporation was a natural way to cool the air and had been used for many years.
The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) focused on desalination technology, flash evaporation and reverse osmosis methods, as well as potable water treatment and characteristics and its role in environment protection.
Moreover, this compound has been mainly investigated in a bulk state and only a few papers describe the preparation of and characterize the thin films fabricated by flash evaporation and laser ablation techniques [1,3,5].
The polymer-solvent mixture is * first superheated for flash evaporation during extrusion.
One of these involves the vacuum flash evaporation of monomer fluids, which condense immediately as liquid films that become solidified using either electron-beam or ultraviolet-light curing.