Continuous cooking – technical realisation General approach This chapter presents a brief overview of the continuous cooking process including detailed descriptions of process equipment. Modern continuous cooking processes are presented the separate article (Modified continuous cooking). Figure 1 shows a single-vessel hydraulic digester with four sets of circulation or extraction screens within the digester shell.
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