Technical Principles

Zero Water Consumption

In Industry the term “water consumption” comprises three main components: water that becomes part of the Product, water which becomes contaminated in the process and is sewered, and water that is evaporated in cooling towers. Distillation, per se, involves only the latter, and it does so in a very big way. Pass-through distillation can reduce or even eliminate this loss. To understand how, it is important to first understand why it exists in the first…

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Technical Principles

PTD presented at Dutch distillation symposium

On June 17, 2014 a technical group known as NL-GUTS (Group of Users of Technologies for Separation) met in Veenendaal,  the Netherlands, for a meeting dedicated to distillation and other thermal separation processes. Click here to learn more about NL_GUTS. Ian McGregor and Steve Furlong attended to make a presentation on Pass-through Distillation. Both men were representing two Canadian Companies: Drystill Technologies which is a patent holder on PTD hardware known as SAM (Stripper/Absorber Module),…

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