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The Porcupine Processor -- Application Data Sheet Bethlehem Corporation

 

Application Data Sheet

The Bethlehem Corporation manufactures and/or supplies a variety of processors for several unit operations. This data sheet has been developed to outline your specific needs so that we may select the proper piece of processing equipment if you have not already established a preference. The few minutes it will take you to fill in this information will result in a more meaningful response to your needs with a processor of lower capital investment and lower operating cost.
 
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UNIT I: PROCESS OBJECTIVES
(Check specific applications)
  Calcining  Flaking  Cooling  Heating  Cooking  Melting  Digesting  Sterilization  Thermal Decomposition  Drying (including solvent recovery)  Crystallization  Reacting (including crystal reorientation) 
UNIT II: OPERATING CONDITIONS
 Operating Pressure:  psig: OR  mm of Hg.abs. Operating Temperature:  degrees Farenheight. Design Pressure:  psig. Design Temperature:  degrees Farenheight. Hazards in Handling: (e.g toxic, explosive, flammable, acid, base, etc.)  Description of Process Conditions: (e.g.. liquid, slurry, paste, free-flowing, granular, lumpy, sticky, abrasive, etc.) At feed:  At intermediate phase Change I:  Which occurs approximately  % through process. At intermediate phase Change II:  Which occurs approximately  % through process. At product discharge:  Is a gas required as a blanketing agent or sparging material? Yes     No  If yes, what will be used and for what purpose?  
UNIT III: FEED & PRODUCT DATA
 FEED COMPONENTS Chemical Name:     % of Total Feed:     Specific Gravity:     Bulk Density:     Specific Heat:     Latent Heat of Vaporization:     Latent Heat of Fusion:     Boiling Point:     Melting Point:     Viscosity (cps):     Angle of Repose:     Bulk Thermal Conductivity:     Feed Temperature:     PRODUCT Chemical Name:     % of Total Feed:     Specific Gravity:     Bulk Density:     Specific Heat:     Latent Heat of Vaporization:     Latent Heat of Fusion:     Boiling Point:     Melting Point:     Viscosity (cps):     Angle of Repose:     Bulk Thermal Conductivity:     Product Discharge Temperature:     Screen Analysis:  Is material heat sensitive? Yes     No  If so, what is upper temperature limit and length of exposure time operations?  Total Feed Rate  #/hr continuosly; OR  #/batch on a batch cycle of:  hr/cycle 
UNIT IV: BACKGROUND
 Has this material been previously processed in pilot or production equipment? Yes     No  If so, state heat transfer mechanism: Indirect:  Direct:  Type and manufacturer of equipment:  Degree of success realized?  Overall heat transfer coefficient achieved? (U)  Btu/hr/ft2/°F Residence time used?  hours Product rate achieved?  lb/hr (incl.  wt % moisture.) Reason to replace existing units?  Feed material available for confirming tests? Yes     No  
UNIT V: CONSTRUCTION DATA
 Material in contact with Process: (check one)  carbon steel  stainless steel type  cast iron  plating or coating type  on base metal of Type of Closure: (e.g., none, partial, pressure, vacuum, dust tight, vapor tight, etc.)  Space Constraint: Length:  Width:  Depth:  Motor Enclosure: (check applicable items)  open drip-proof  encapsulated  TEFC  explosion proof class  group Equipment on Stream:  hrs/day  days/year 
UNIT VI: UTILITIES AVAILABLE
 HEATING AGENTS PRESSURE (psig) TEMPERATURE(°F) Hot Water:   Steam Heat:   Heat Transfer Oil:   Other:   COOLING AGENTS PRESSURE (psig) TEMPERATURE(°F) Brine:   Steam Heat:   Heat Transfer Oil:   Other:   OTHER Vacuum:  inches of Hg. (Absolute) OR  mm Hg. (Absolute) Power:  volts (ac or dc) Frequency:  Phases:  
UNIT VII: DRYING &/OR SOLVENT RECOVERY APPLICATION
 
(Complete if applicable)
Moisture content on wet basis in feed: % in product: % Is moisture present: (Check one) free chemically-bound mechanically-bound If moisture chemically-bound, provide heat of hydration: Btu/lb and dissociation temperature: °F
UNIT VIII: CALCINING, COOLING, COOKING, DIGESTING,
HEATING/MELTING, STERILIZATION APPLICATION
 
(complete if applicable)
Are intermediate holding temperatures required? Yes     No if yes, state intermediate temperature and holding time: (1)°F for minutes (2)°F for minutes (3)°F for minutes (4)°F for minutes Is there a prescribed cooling or heating rate? Yes     No If yes, rate here: °F/hr
UNIT IX: FLAKING APPLICATION
 Does material have any supercooling characteristics? yes     No  Desired flake size and thickness  Describe any specific feed system that is required  Comments:  
 
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