atmospheric distillation

atmospheric distillation

[¦at·mə¦sfir·ik ‚dis·tə′lā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Distillation operation conducted at atmospheric pressure, in contrast to vacuum distillation or pressure distillation.
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He indicated that several projects are being carried out at the refinery to achieve the hoped-for goals such as the project of rehabilitating oxygen analyzers with a cost of SYP 25 millions, the project of modifying the atmospheric distillation unit No.22 with a cost of USD 11 millions, in addition to the project of installing water sprinkles to dampen coal with a cost of SYP 8 million and the project of rehabilitating and replacing the hydrogenation compressors with a cost of 8 million Euros.He said that a project for installing a system of a circuit for recovering the gases of the refinery's flame is being implemented at Homs Refinery with a cost of USD 13 millions, pointing out that the project will have good economic revenues.

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