Design Analysis and Process Improvement in Stable Bleaching Powder Reactor - Case Study

Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company (ABSTC) Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai, India, manufactures Stable Bleaching Powder (SBP) by chlorination of hydrated lime, which involves aerating an SBP solids bed with chlorine gas. Engineers used ANSYS CFX to simulate the process and reduced the loss of valuable solids by up to 70 percent.