fractionating column

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fractionating column

[′frak·shə‚nād·iŋ ‚käl·əm]
(chemistry)
An apparatus used widely for separation of fluid (gaseous or liquid) components by vapor-liquid fractionation or liquid-liquid extraction or liquid-solid adsorption.
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F Total feed flow rate in the fractionation column (mol [min.sup.-1])
G Total output gas flow rate in the fractionation column (mol [min.sup.-1])
[x.sub.i] Molar fraction of component i in the liquid phase of the fractionation column
[y.sub.i] Molar fraction of component i in the gas phase of the fractionation column
Expansion at Hamriyah and Sajaa plants has included replacement of some of the fractionation columns, installation of a new turbo-expander and a new system improving the recovery of liquids.
Expansion at Al Hamriyah and Sajaa plants has included replacement of some of the fractionation columns, installation of a new turbo-expander and a new system improving the recovery of liquids.
Expansion at the Al Hamriyah and Sajaa plants has included replacement of some of the fractionation columns, installation of a new turbo-expander and a new system to improve the recovery of liquids.