Solvent Recovery Handbook (2nd Edition)

Solvent Recovery Handbook (2nd Edition)

By: Ian M. Smallwood (author)Hardback

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Solvents play a vital role in modern society and yet the ultimate fate of almost all solvents is to be dispersed into the biosphere or destroyed. Nearly 35 per cent of all VOC's entering the atmosphere are derived from solvents, so it is no surprise that solvent producers and users are under severe pressure to reduce or eliminate the volume of solvent released into the atmosphere. By providing practical guidance on the technologies available for solvent recovery and recycling, and reviewing the critical parameters required to achieve good recovery, the Solvent Recovery Handbook will show all solvent users how to recover solvents safely, efficiently and cost effectively. The book also contains physical property data covering the fifty eight most commonly used solvents, plus detailed information on common solvent pairs, in tabular form. This combination of information on solvent properties and solvent recovery, much of it presented in an accessible tabular form, will make this book an essential purchase for all chemical engineers and industrial chemists dealing with solvents.


Introduction; Removal of solvents from air; Separation of solvents from water; Solvent recovery equipment; Separation of solvents from residues; Separation of used solvents; Drying solvents; Used solvent disposal; Good operating procedure; Choice of solvent with recovery in mind; Improvements in batch distillation; Extractive distillation; Significance of solvent properties; Recovery notes; Properties of solvent pairs; Properties of individual solvents; Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780632056477
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780632056477
  • weight: 1170
  • ISBN10: 0632056479
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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