SIEVE PLATE DISTILLATION COLUMN

The equipment consists of stainless steel column with reboiler. The Sieve trays are fitted in the column at proper locations still. The distillation is carried out by heating the still. The vapors coming from the column is going in to the condenser. The distillate is collected in the distillate receiver

RANGE OF EXPERIMENTS TO BE CARRIED OUT :

  1. To carryout distillation in Sieve plate distillation.
  2. To calculate the number of trays required
  3. To establish the overall tray efficiency of the distillation
  4. To study the practical significance of McCabe – Thiele method.

EXPERIMENTAL SETUP :

Reboiler                       :           Material Stainless Steel

Column                       :           Material Stainless Steel

Condenser                  :           SS , Shell and Tube type Condenser

Reflux Drum               :           Material Stainless Steel.

Packing                       :           Sieve Trays .

Heating Mantle            :           Aluminum body with fiber cloth

Digital Temp Indicator :           0 – 400 0 C .

Temp Sensor              :           CR/AL Type

Distillate Receiver       :           Material Stainless Steel

Piping                          :           SS , PVC

Setup Mounting           :           On sturdy MS stand with

powder coated

SPACE REQUIRED :           1.5 m. ( L) x 1.0 m (W) X 3.0m (H).

SERVICE REQUIRED :         Power Supply : 230 V, 50 Hz, A.C.

Water Supply  : @ 2 lpm

Specific Gravity Bottle

CHEMICALS REQUIRED :   Methanol Or Ethanol .

WEIGHT                     :           @ 65 Kg

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