Graphite columns

Distillation and absorption columns in Graphilor®, Mersen fine grain isostatic graphite

Mersen graphite columns offer reliable and corrosion-resistant solutions to most processes of chemical, phosphoric acid and mining, where the applications for graphite columns can be various:

  • Distillation
  • Absorption
  • Washing towers


Graphite column, key features

  • Design pressure, lower than 3 barG
  • Vacuum resistance
  • Diameter, up to 80” or 2 meters
  • Design temperature, up to 430 °C
  • Graphilor® 3
  • Packing: graphite Raschig rings

Customer Benefits:

  • Particularly high resistance to corrosion
  • Very good temperature resistance
  • Excellent refractory qualities and mechanical properties
  • Non-contaminating properties
  • Long-term expertise of graphite
  • Local service

Material expertise, Graphilor®3 isostatic graphite

Graphilor® 3 is the only impregnated graphite resulting from the combination between isostatic graphite and a specific resin.
Mersen graphite columns are mainly produced in France, USA, China.