The final sequences we shall consider are combinations of CSTRs and PFRs in series. An industrial example of reactors in series is shown in the photo in Figure 2-9. This sequence is used to dimerize propylene (A) into isohexanes (B), e.g.,
Figure 2-9. Dimersol G (an organometallic catalyst) unit (two CSTRs and one tubular reactor in series) to dimerize propylene into isohexanes. Institut Français du Pétrole process.
Photo courtesy of Editions Technip (Institut Français du Pétrole).
A schematic of the ...