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How are crystals in precipitation vessels?

(a) Small size

(b) Large size

(c) Medium size

(d) Very large size

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Origin of the question is Crystallizers in division Crystallization of Food Processing Unit Operations

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The correct choice is (a) Small size

To elaborate: In precipitation vessels, the feed streams entering the vessel produce high supersaturation levels by chemical reaction and therefore produces very rapidly a large numbers of small crystals.

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