Bachmann, C.

Sulzer Chemtech, Winterhur, Switzerland

Christian Bachmann is a Senior Sulzer Column-Internals Expert. He is responsible for the global development and design of column internals. Mr. Bachmann has 38 yr of experience with Sulzer in research and development/product management and holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from ETH Zurich.

CFD study of mixing performance of redistribution systems for packed columns

The maldistribution of liquid flow within long packed beds is a well-known phenomenon in distillation and absorption columns. In a packed column, the maldistribution of liquid results in differences in liquid concentration across the column.