Jump to content



Featured Articles

Check out the latest featured articles.

File Library

Check out the latest downloads available in the File Library.

New Article

Product Viscosity vs. Shear

Featured File

Vertical Tank Selection

New Blog Entry

Low Flow in Pipes- posted in Ankur's blog

0

Tank Evaporation Rate

evaporation rate

1 reply to this topic
Share this topic:
| More

#1 rikakose

rikakose

    Gold Member

  • Members
  • 59 posts

Posted 02 November 2017 - 05:30 AM

Still about the tank venting capacity. 

 

According to API2000, if the tank is stored above 40ºC, out-breathing is increased by evaporation rate. 

In my tank, there is hot water emulsion @ around 90C. It is equipped with agitator to maintaine the emulsion stable, N2 blanketing to avoid oxidation, steam coil to keep it warm. Organic product has very high boiling point. 

 

How to determine the evaporation rate in the tank? 

Or is it still evaporating? N2 is major component in the vapor phase. 

 

Thanks for any suggestions/advices.



#2 breizh

breizh

    Gold Member

  • ChE Plus Subscriber
  • 4,165 posts

Posted 02 November 2017 - 06:30 AM

Hi ,

Consider these  documents , you may find pointers.

Check for the consumption of N2 !

 

Breizh

Attached Files


Edited by breizh, 02 November 2017 - 06:34 AM.





Similar Topics