flash tank

flash tank

[′flash ‚taŋk]
(chemical engineering)
In a processing operation, a unit that is used to separate the liquid and gas phases.
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These modifications include using a vapor injected compressor with either a flash tank or an intermediate pressure economizer as well as varying the fin density on the indoor and outdoor heat exchangers.
Key statement: In an isoolefin-diolefin rubber production process (e.g., a butyl rubber production process), the cold rubber slurry produced in the reaction vessel is transported from the reaction vessel to the flash tank during which time the cold slurry may be expressed to separate at least part of the cold liquid reaction medium from the isoolefin-diolefin rubber.
Acidification combined with the removal of water with an adiabatic flash tank, vacuum distillation and liquid-liquid extraction were simulated using Aspen Plus[TM] 11.1.
Los equipos involucrados en el proceso que fueron simulados en el caso diseno son: Filtro/separador de gas de entrada, contactor TEG, desasfaltenizador TEG, flash tank de glycol, tambor KO.
The hot solution is then fed to a flash tank in the evaporation section, where a portion of the water is vaporized and the potassium sulfate solution is cooled.
Effects of flash tank vapor injection on the heating performance of an inverter-driven heat pump for cold regions.
They compared a capillary tube and flash tank cycle with a thermostatic expansion valves and economiser one finding that both options lead to higher heating capacity compared to a conventional scroll compressor.
From the blend tank, the rubber solution is pumped through a heat exchanger, heated and then flashed under some vacuum into a flash tank. One or two flash stages are used to get the rubber solution a maximum solids level where it is still pumpable.