Palm Oil Engineering Bulletin No.105 (Oct - Dec 2012) p9 - 16
Coalescing Clarifier for Crude Palm Oil Clarification
Mohamad Sulong, Ronnie C W Tan and Krisada Chavananand

When oil passes through interspaces between the coalescence plate separator plate, it imparts shear forces to the small oil particles causing them to agglomerate, thereby preventing the formation of emulsion. As a result, the diameter of the oil particles become large and separation efficiency improves.

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