Show simple item record Perera, DHN Cooray, PLH 2013-10-21T02:12:29Z 2013-10-21T02:12:29Z
dc.description.abstract In a distillery where concentrated ethanol is manufactured, a large amount of ethanol vapour is lost during distillation. It was hypothesized that reduction of reflux at the fi nal disti llation column where non-condensable gases are vented reduces loss of ethanol vapour. This hypothesis was tested and verified using computer aided process simulation with application to a working distillery in Sri Lanka. It reduced the loss of ethanol vapour at a rate of 6.8 kg/h. The associated net financial saving was Rs. 400 000 per month.
dc.language en
dc.title Minimizing loss of Ethanol with non-condensable gases in distilleries
dc.type Conference-Abstract
dc.identifier.year 2008 Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa
dc.identifier.pgnos 32-33
dc.identifier.proceeding 14th Annual Symposium on Research and Industry

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