Method for desalination

Bijan Rahimi (Inventor), Hui Tong Chua (Inventor), Alexander Christ (Inventor)

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The invention discloses a method of removing dissolved elements from a liquid. The method comprises a first heating step for heating the liquid using a first heat source, a plurality of distillation steps for purifying the liquid heated by the first heating step, each of the plurality of distillation steps comprising at least one evaporation step and at least one condensation step, and a second heating step, using a second heat source to heat a plurality of flashing chambers, each generating a volume of vapor; wherein the vapor from at least one of the plurality of flashing chambers of the second heating step is introduced into at least one of the plurality of distillation steps.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS 10457568 B2
Priority date11/04/14
Publication statusPublished - 29 Oct 2019


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