This publication addresses the use of aluminum-structured packing in oxygen distillation. Other materials that can be used in this service such as brass, copper, or stainless steel are not addressed.
A summary of current knowledge and industrial practices used in the safe application of aluminum-structured packing in columns for the distillation of oxygen is included.
This publication is not intended to be a mandatory standard. It is based upon the combined experimental work, operating experience, and design practices of major producers and operators of air separation plants.