Residue curve mapping is a powerful tool to better understand the design and operation of distillation columns. This article describes how to use residue curve maps to check the feasibility of separation of homogeneous mixtures and for developing the conceptual design of towers.
A profit-per minute metric can really optimize operations. The chemical industry is discovering that it needs better tools to help capitalize on the products and maximize profits to generate cash faster. It needs a new metric: profit per minute.