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"Final Report Contract NDCrc-198, Section XI, Air Fractioning Column for Producing Liquid Oxygen"
Subject Terms:
Acetylene; Compressor; Contract NDCrc-198; Liquid Oxygen Trailer Unit
Document Location:
DOE/NV Nuclear Testing Archive, P.O. Box 98521, City: Las Vegas, State: NV, Zip: 89193-8521, Phone:(702)295-0712, Fax:(702)295-1808,; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Archives and Records Office, 1 Cyclotron Road, Mailstop 69-104, City: Berkeley, State: CA, Zip: 94720, Phone:(510)486-5525, Fax:(510)486-7200,
Document Categories:
Science and Technology\Instruments and Equipment
Document Type:
Publication Date:
1944 Jul 08
Declassification Date:
1996 Mar 15
Declassification Status:
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Accession Number:
Document Number(s):
12-24-1; V17726; 434-89-0143; 434890143
Originating Research Org.:
University of California
OpenNet Entry Date:
1998 Aug 03
This record consists of a report titled "Final Report, Contract NDCrc-198, Section XI, Air Fractioning Column for Producing Liquid Oxygen." Topics include: Calculations for the Rectification of Air; Observations on Bubbling Action of Test Trays; Coil for Cooling Air in Column Boiler; Coil for Condensing Recompressed Effluent in Boiler; Design and Construction of Air Expansion Coil; Drawings and Description of Air Fractioning System; Photographs Showing Interior Details of Air Fractionation System; Oilless Compressor for Recycling Effluent to be Used as Liquid Feed on the Top Plate of the Column; Heat Leak into Column; Method of Analyzing Oxygen; Measurement of Liquid Oxygen Production and Loss During Withdrawl from Boiler; Time Required to Bring Air Fractionation System into Operation and Observations on Starting Conditions; Pressure and Pressure Drop in Air Fractionation Column; Performance of Air Fractionation Column Under Equilibrium Conditions; The Small Solubility of Acetylene in Liquid Oxygen and Explosion Hazards; Methods of Analysis for Acetylene in Liquid Oxygen or Liquid Air; Results of Analyses for Acetylene in Liquid Oxygen and Conclusions Concerning the Formation of Acetylene in Compressors; Analytical Procedure Used to Determine the Total Organic Content of Liquid Oxygen; Results of Analyses for Total Organic Content of Liquid Oxygen; and Weight of Air Fractioning System. Includes graphs, tables, photographs, and diagrams.

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