Word forms: (regular plural) loop reactors
( Chemical Engineering : Reactors and separators )
The reagent streams are immediately exposed to active catalyst already present in
the loop reactor, due to the back mixing nature of the system.
A loop reactor is a continuous tube or pipe into which reactants are fed and from which the product
of the reaction is withdrawn.
A loop reactor is a reactor in which the material is pumped round one or more vessels or stages
in a continuous process.
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