Availability Limitations

Steam stripping is used to treat aqueous wastes contaminated with chlorinated hydrocarbons, aromatics such as xylenes, ketones such as acetone or MEK, alcohols such as methanol, and high-boiling-point chlorinated aromat-ics such as pentachlorophenol. Steam stripping will treat less volatile and more soluble wastes than will air stripping and can handle a wide concentration range (e.g., from

^ Organic Vapors

Liquid Feed

Cartridge Support Rods

Liquid Feed

Cartridge Support Rods

FIG. 11.15.5 Steam stripping column, perforated tray type.

Stripped Effluent

FIG. 11.15.5 Steam stripping column, perforated tray type.

Solar Stirling Engine Basics Explained

Solar Stirling Engine Basics Explained

The solar Stirling engine is progressively becoming a viable alternative to solar panels for its higher efficiency. Stirling engines might be the best way to harvest the power provided by the sun. This is an easy-to-understand explanation of how Stirling engines work, the different types, and why they are more efficient than steam engines.

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