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Step 2: Eliminate fine particles & toxic materials

Alfaluz S.A. Stand: 2553

On average 50% of the asphaltenes are diluted and encapsulated by Petromax®, so they will be separated along with the sand and other fine and ultra-fine particles in the MCT separator unit during Step 2.

The slurry coming from the first step has the following improved characteristics:

  • The emulsion has been broken

  • The solids are free of hydrocarbons

  • Fine particles, some resins, some paraffin and black powder are suspended in the fluid (colloidal dispersion)

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