tray tower

tray tower

[′trā ‚tau̇·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A vertical process tower for liquid-vapor contacting (as in distillation, absorption, stripping, evaporation, spray drying, dehumidification, humidification, flashing, rectification, dephlegmation), along the height of which is a series of trays designed to cause intimate contact between the falling liquid and the rising vapor.
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Acacia-wood accessory pieces include a wood cover or tray to go with the salad bowl and a striking 3-tier tray tower. Slate trays or porcelain dishes can be used in the tower to complete the look in this open-stock collection.