Evaporation The main purpose of the evaporation (Figure 1) is to increase the dry solids content of the black liquor (BL) by removing water. The other purpose is to separate methanol, turpentine and soap which are generated in the cooking phase. The evaporation is done in multiple-effect evaporators where the dry solids content of
Authors & references
Esa Vakkilainen, LUT University
Marcelo Cardoso, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Walmsley, T. G. et al. (2017). Total Site Heat Integration of multi-effect evaporators with Vapour Recompression for older Kraft Mills. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 61(2) 265–270.
Foust, A. S., (1992). Princípios das Operações Unitárias. 2 nd ed, Guanabara Dois, Rio de Janeiro.
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