Distillation & Reflux


Lesson Code: PUA-510. The principles of distillation and reflux. The critical control parameters of each process are described and safety issues are highlighted.


  • Category: API Manufacturing - Processes

Description

After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- Define distillation and reflux as they relate to API manufacturing

- Explain the difference between distillation and reflux in API manufacturing

- Compare evaporation and distillation

- Explain the difference between first and second fractions in distillation

- Describe the purpose of a fractionating column

- List the critical process variables of distillation

- Describe the purpose of a reflux condenser

- List the critical process variables of a reflux process

- Recognize the importance of safety in distillation and reflux processes, and the necessary operator PPE