pulse column

pulse column

[′pəls ‚käl·əm]
(chemical engineering)
Continuous-phase process column (such as liquid only or gas only) in which the flow-through is pulsating; used to increase mass-transfer rates, as in a liquid-liquid extraction operation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In a perforated plate pulse column, flooding is usually due to pulsation excess in the emulsion regime and due to inadequate pulsation in the mixer-settler regime.