wetted-wall column

wetted-wall column

[′wed·əd ¦wȯl ′käl·əm]
(chemical engineering)
A vertical column that operates with the inner walls wetted by the liquid being processed; used in theoretical studies of mass transfer rates and in analytical distillations; an example is a spinning-band column.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ozonation of 2,4-xylidine in aqueous solution was carried out on a wetted-wall column. A laboratory-scale ozone contactor was designed and a steady-state wetted-wall reactor model was developed.