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Considering the very limited chromatography knowledge that was available in 1956, together with the limitations of the equipment that was accessible, the process and plant design was a very impressive achievement at that time.

 

Figure 24. Apparatus for the Extraction of Pure Acetylene from a Gaseous Hydrocarbon Mixture By Continuous Adsorption Chromatography