Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1989, 54, 1795-1799

Oxygen absorption into Ellis liquid in a bead column

František Potůček and Jiří Stejskal

Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, 532 10 Pardubice


Liquid side mass transfer coefficient was measured for absorption of oxygen in non-Newtonian liquids. The experiments were carried out in a laboratory absorption bead column in which the liquid flowed over a single vertical row of spheres without vertical spaces between elements and/or with spaces of 0.2 cm between elements. The results were described by correlation equations involving dimensionless groups modified for Ellis flow model.