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starts and stops a fixed amount of material is processed to completion and then another is started
seperation and purification
the product is seperated from the waste for the product to reach the correct level of purity it may take several applications
certain types of process fluids interact with particular construction materials so the material used to construct a piece of equipment must be appropriate for the fluid to come in contact with
vertical plates attached to the tank's interior sides to improve mixing by causing turbulance
cooling or heating coils
coils or tubes mounted inside the tank used to heat or cool contents of the tank
a partial double wall around the tank that creates a hollow space where heating and cooling fluid can flow
clear glass built into the side of the tank at eye level to allow viewing of the contents
openings built into the top of the tank through which gases escape to relieve pressure fitted with filters to prevent cotaminants from entering or leaving the tank
is a connection point wher the pipes from several tanks or other sources come together
use centrifugal force to move liquid . must be primed generally used in high volume , low pressure applications . Can handle liquids that contain solids or slurries will not handle thick liquids
positive displacement pump
move fluid by picking it up in specific amounts and moving it forward to deliver fluid at high pressure even when flow rates are low . To deliver precise amounts of fluid . Turning on with discharge side valve off will destroy this pump
the formation of gas pockets in a flowing liquid caused by high temp , low suction , high viscosity , high pump speed
flow control element
controls the flow by its position , fits tightly into the valve seat to stop flow , in some valves is called disc , ball , needle , plug , diaphram , or other term .
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