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We have a kettle type reboiler with weir plate and its liquid outlet is going regenerator in benfield process of co2 removal in ammonia plant. Is it necessary or required to put vortex breaker in the reboiler liquid outlet? Which design is applicable for designod reboiler?
 
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05/02/2015 A: Bruce Carr, Suncor Inc, bcarr@suncor.com
If the liquid leaving the reboiler is going to a pump I am sure it must be going through a cooler of some sort first. It should hold enough back pressure to prevent vortexing.