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Table 1 Feed mixture conditions and product requirements

From: Purification of 2,3-butanediol from fermentation broth: process development and techno-economic analysis

Variable Value
Feed flow rate 20,000 kg/h
Feed component and composition (wt%) Water (87.5); 2,3-BDO (9.3); formic acid (0.027); acetic acid (0.89); lactic acid (0.0712); succinic acid (0.2026); ethanol (1.05); acetoin (0.934)
Feed and column pressure 1 atm
Feed and extractor temperature 25 °C
Product requirement 1691.28 kg/h of 2,3-BDO ≥ 99 wt%