back mixing

back mixing

[′bak ‚mik·siŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The tendency of reacted chemicals to intermingle with unreacted feed in reactors, such as stirred tanks, packed towers, and baffled tanks.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Now he is back mixing with regular prisoners at maximum security Belmarsh, South East London - home to some of the UK's worst criminals - after complaining he was "isolated".
That was the highlight of a promising career and, after being nursed back to fitness with coach Tommy Millmore, is back mixing it in senior competition.
He last featured for Villa Stiliyan Petrov in action in March of that year but now four years on he's back mixing it with the seniors and looking to make amends.
Brazilica Festival Carnival Queen competition, Alma de Cuba, Friday, July 17, 9pm The Dead Class The group is back mixing pop songs with punk rock, folk and ska for its unique and "disturbingly sweet and sour" flavour.
So, perhaps for the first time, Swansea face the crunch time that they never really had since being back mixing it with the big boys.
(2003), in which the use of axial or mixed impellers was reported to improve the flow profile by narrowing the RTD curves, creating a high Reynolds number, and avoiding back mixing [8].
* Back mixing, via longitudinal cut-back, pushes the material back and forth along rotors' axes for distributive mixing
While they simply cannot compete with the top teams like Kilkenny, Tipperary and Galway, McManus insists they should be back mixing it with the second tier teams like Wexford, Offaly and Dublin.
The drawback of the process is obvious: Acetaldehyde and O2 molecules contact inadequately in the tubular reactor, and serious back mixing of PAA with acetaldehyde leads to the formation of considerable amount of acetic acid as a side product.
TAM McMANUS says he joined Falkirk because he is confident they'll be back mixing it with the big guns in the SPL next season.
But he was back mixing with Manchester's rich and famous when he celebrated his 32nd birthday at his old haunt of Brasingamen's in Alderley Edge.