flash drum

flash drum

[′flash ‚drəm]
(chemical engineering)
A facility, such as a tower, which receives the products of a preheater or heat exchanger to release pressure; volatile components are vaporized and separated for further fractionation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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