molecular distillation


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molecular distillation

[mə′lek·yə·lər ‚dis·tə′lā·shən]
(chemistry)
A process by which substances are distilled in high vacuum at the lowest possible temperature and with least damage to their composition.
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Liu et al., "Separation of bio-oil by molecular distillation," Fuel Processing Technology, vol.
The current state variables of the molecular distillation system are determined by the amount of state variables in the preceding section of the system and the control variables in the previous stage.
The molecular distillation process completely removes terpenes and bitter residues from the oils, which significantly enhances their stability while guaranteeing an authentic taste.
The molecular distillation process completely removes terpenes and bitter residues from the oils, which significantly enhances the stability of the oils while guaranteeing an authentic taste.
Performed at a pressure less than atmospheric, but not as low as molecular distillation. Since lowering the pressure also lowers the boiling point, this procedure is useful for distilling high-boiling and heat sensitive materials such as heavy distillates in petroleum, fatty acids and vitamins.
Design allows for molecular distillation or fractional distillation, plus choice of glass, 316L stainless steel, or Hastelloy.
After vitrifying a sample, LifeCell researchers put it into a strong vacuum until most of the water has diffused out-- a process called molecular distillation drying.
The expansion of the company's molecular distillation plant in Mulgrave, Nova Scotia, Canada means a 100% increase in MEG-3 concentrate capacity.
Industry analysts have attributed the successful results to advances in refining techniques such as me introduction of molecular distillation, activated carbon and other new processing steps into omega-3 oil refining.
New wiped-film stills allow the concentration, evaporation and molecular distillation of heat-degradable, high molecular weight and viscous materials that are not practicable when using rotary evaporators, still columns or other equipment.
Our high purity Incromega omega-3 lipids are obtained via PureMax[TM], a unique purification and concentration technology utilizing a minimum of 3 molecular distillation steps.
Incromega omega-3 lipids are obtained via PureMax, a unique purification and concentration technology utilizing a minimum of 3 molecular distillation steps.

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