Pachuca tank


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Pachuca tank

[pə′chü·kə ‚taŋk]
(chemical engineering)
Air-agitated, solid-liquid mixing vessel in which the air is injected into the bottom of a center draft tube; air and solids rise through the tube, with solids exiting the top of the tube and falling through the bulk of the liquid.
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