Regenerative adsorption distillation system

Kim Choon Ng (Inventor), Kyaw Thu (Inventor), Gary L. Amy (Inventor), Mohammed Chunggaze (Inventor), Tawfiq Al-Ghasham (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

There is provided a regenerative adsorption distillation system comprising a train of distillation effects in fluid communication with each other. The train of distillation effects comprises at least one intermediate effect between the first and last distillation effects of the train, each effect comprising a vessel and a condensing tube for flow of a fluid therein. The system further comprises a pair of adsorption-desorption beds in vapour communication with the last effect and at least one intermediate effect, wherein the beds contain an adsorbent that adsorbs vapour from the last effect and transmits desorbed vapour into at least one of the intermediate effect.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberUS 20130341177 A1
StatePublished - Dec 26 2013

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