Crude gasoline is distilled for purification and fractionated in steam stills, United States.
United States USA Date:1924 Duration:3 min 17 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Distillation of crude gasoline to remove impurities in United States. Animation shows the process of distillation of the crude petroleum. The still is charged with crude gasoline and steam is passed through perforated pipes. The vapors after this process are composed of steam and pure gasoline. They pass from condenser in the form of gasoline and water. The water settles to the bottom and the gasoline overflows. Stillman works in the factory. The gauge indicates the flow in barrels. Stillman controls the operation by watching the rate and gravity of steam. Gasoline is fractionated on re-running stills using fire and steam.
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