Study and operate a continuous flash evaporation process under reduced pressure



  • Polyethylene feeding tank.
  • Stainless steel centrifugal pump
  • Stainless steel mono-tube pre-heater.
  • Evaporator, glass, stainless steel condenser.
  • Shell and tube condenser.
  • Graduated glass receiver.
  • Stainless steel centrifugal pump, by-pass
  • Overheating exchanger
  • Cooling exchanger for steam condensate.
  • Graduated glass receiver.
  • Stainless steel centrifugal pump, draining valve.
  • Water circuitry.
  • Vacuum circuitry.
  • Steam circuit.


  • Nine Pt100Ω temperature probes.
  • Two manometers.
  • Two absolute pressure transmitters.
  • A relative pressure transmitters.
  • A differential pressure transmitters.
  • A level capacitive sensor.
  • A level ultrasonic sensor.
  • A float flowmeter.
  • A gear flowmeter.
  • A magnetic flow meter.

Study of the different technologies used


Study of the control loops

Pressure, vacuum, flow rate, level and temperature


Operate the evaporation process on aqueous product

Start‐up and warm up procedure

Monitor production and analyses material and thermal balance

Quality control by monitoring product density