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#1 Santosloera

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Posted 26 June 2020 - 11:42 AM

How do i design a separator in hysys when my gas mixture does not generates any condensates ?



#2 Bobby Strain

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Posted 26 June 2020 - 02:43 PM

So, why would you need a separator?



#3 latexman

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Posted 27 June 2020 - 08:35 AM

Idk.  A guess, maybe in certain times of the year (winter?) or climate, it is needed?



#4 IUR

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Posted 17 August 2020 - 11:48 PM

Than you need to add that liquid (expected) into inlet stream and generate D/S of separator.

 

Idk.  A guess, maybe in certain times of the year (winter?) or climate, it is needed?



#5 Chemitofreak

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Posted 18 August 2020 - 02:17 AM

I agree with Latexman.

 

You can do the following

 

1) Assume 5 wt% (of the total gas flowrate) as liquid. The properties of the liquid can be assumed the same as the liquid of the nearest upstream separator.

 

2) You can provide tracing to the piping, so that the process temperature is never less than the dew point, hence condensation is not possible.   


Edited by Chemitofreak, 18 August 2020 - 02:18 AM.





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