furfural extraction

furfural extraction

[′fər·fə‚ral ik′strak·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Process for the refining of lubricating oils and other organic materials by contact with furfural.
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As part of the company's project to upgrade the existing furfural extraction unit to use N - Methyl - 2 Pyrrolidone (NMP) solvent to increase raffinate unit feed rate to reduce solvent consumption with Enppi nominated as appointed as engineering contractor, the company is inviting international offers to four relevant bid packages.
It is important tonote that furfural extraction from cross-cut exposed wood was complete after about two weeks, while vanillin continued increasing through the fifth week and was also extracted into the second solution.
Caption: Figure 2: Time course of furfural extraction from cross-cut and parallel-exposed wood (Experiment I).