fractionating column

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fractionating column

n
(Chemistry) chem a long vertical cylinder used in fractional distillation, in which internal reflux enables separation of high and low boiling fractions to take place
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Construction work on new equipment - including a combined reaction and fractionation column - is well under way at the site and commissioning is expected to begin in July.
The project, which is set to be complete by August, 1998, will involve enlarging the plant by just one additional fractionation column.
These LPG products go overhead and are condensed by the rich oil still reflux condenser and then routed to the fractionation columns.
Expansion at Hamriyah and Saja' plants has included replacement of some of the fractionation columns, a new turbo-expander and a new system improving recovery of liquids.