Re: [new_distillers] controlling head temperature
- --- Dean Thomas <deanlil@...> wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, and that is quite often.join the club!
> But the temp at the top is influenced by the boilingOnly if you aren't driving the column too hard.
> point of the vapour
> at that point.
> And the more energy at the bottomThere is also the problem of the column not coping. ie
> influences the rate
> that the vapour rises up the column. So the more
> heat you add the higher
> the likelihood that the less volatile (higher
> boiling point) vapours
> will influence the temp at the top.
the "pure alcohol" part get compacted further and
further towards the top of the fractionating column
section until it disappears! No separation. Mind you,
the column would flood before then I guess.
>Yes, but I managed to confuse it up for commentry!
> Hope that makes sense.
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