What is Continuous Process?

A Continuous process in which the materials or work flows more or less continuously through a plant apparatus while being manufactured or treated is termed a continuous process. eg: production of sinter, continuous annealing of metal sheets, production of steam, continuously stirred tank reactors(CSTR).

The purpose of such processes is to produce one or more products at

  • A given composition
  • A given maximum flow rate
  • Best economy( employing least materials, energy and time)

Examples for continuous process

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