[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0010524  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/May /2019                61/2019  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2019/151958
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:23/May/2019

[21] Application No.:GCC/P/2009/12648

[22] Filing Date:11/1/2009

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
DE
11/1/2008
102008004107.6

[72] Inventor: Dr.– Ing. Aldo Massarani

[73] Owner: BILFINGER DEUTSCHE BABCOCK EMIRATES LLC, Mussafah ICAD 1, Zone M-41, Abu Dhabi, UAE

[74] Agent: Suleiman I. Al-Ammar Law Office

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: B01D1/26; B01D3/06; B01D3/14; C02F1/04; C02F1/06 (2010.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-GB 2 403 432 A (WEIR WESTGARTH LTD [GB] WEIR WESTGARTH LTD [GB]; VWS WESTGARTH LTD[GB) 05 January 2005
-WO 02/32813 A (PB POWER LTD [GB]; PBCINTERNATIONAL INC [US]; WILLSON PAUL MICHAEL [G) 25 April 2002
-US 2 979 443 A (ADOLF FRANKEL) 11 April 1961
 
Examiner: Ali Ahmed Almulla

[54] METHOD AND PLANT FOR THE DESALINATION OF SALT WATER USING MSF DESALINATION UNITS WITH A STEAM RECIRCULATION SYSTEM
[57] Abstract: In order to increase the performances of existing desalination units in term of water production or plant capacity, desalination plant G.O.R. (gained output ratio) or process efficiency and distillate water quality, a method and a plant for the desalination of salt water has at least a brine heater (1), a desalination zone of multi-stage flash (MSF) distillation units (2) and, an optional deaerator (5), wherein a desalination zone comprises a heat recovery section (3) and a heat rejection (4) section for condensing the brine and winning the distillate, characterized by providing at least one steam recirculation line (22) from at least one stage of the rejection section (4) and/or the heat recovery section (3) for the steam produced to a section or stage up-stream with regard to the flashing brine flow.
No. of claims: 7     No. of figures: 8


 

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