absorption plant

absorption plant

[əb′sȯrp·shən ‚plant]
(chemical engineering)
A facility to recover the condensable portion of natural or refinery gas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A small absorption plant was built to recover gasoline from the natural gas, but it was destroyed by fire late in 1920.
[As a result, Imperial Oil in 1921 bought the assets of the bankrupt company, formed the Royalite Oil Company, and built a new absorption plant.]
The system consists of a chemical absorption plant that separates CO2 from flue gases, a liquefaction unit where the captured CO2 is compressed and condensed using a refrigerant and two storage tanks where the liquid CO2 product is temporarily stored until discharge into transmission and storage infrastructures at the next suitable port.
During the process of soda ash production, in a saturated solution of sodium chloride, ammonia and partially carbon dioxide are absorbed in the absorption plant, and then the multicomponent solution is saturated with carbon dioxide in the carbonization plant.
It must be noted that this absorber, denoted as AB-1, is not the only apparatus within the absorption plant with the task to perform the absorption of N[H.sub.3] and C[O.sub.2].
While most attention remains focused on utilizing enzymes for their role in the commercial food plant, there's emerging interest in tapping the power of enzymes in the human body's food digestion and absorption plant.