The Future of Distillation – Industries’ Most Energy-Intense Technology

  • Author: ChemistryViews.org
  • Published: 19 February 2015
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
  • Associated Suppliers: BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany
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The most common and most energy-intensive separation technique
, distillation, is used in refining crude oil or the manufacture and purification of nitrogen, oxygen and other gases.

Andrzej Górak, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany, discusses opportunities on how to improve the energy consumption and efficiency of distillation.

 

Future of Distillation; BASF 150


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