The biggest benefit to CLS over open blasting is safety. Operating a CLS safely requires close adherence to procedure and understanding the system you’re working with. This guide is made to introduce you to the procedure. Familiarize yourself with each of the components and learn each of the names, as they will be used throughout the guide.

Final image - component labels

Component NumberComponentAbbreviation
1Extraction Column ValveECV
2Low Pressure Recovery ManifoldRM (2)
3High Pressure Recovery ManifoldRM (3)
4Purge PortPP
5Recovery CylinderRC
6Vacuum PumpVP
7Recovery PumpRP
8Dehydration Column or Filter DrierDC
9Extraction ColumnEC
10Extractor Collection ChamberECC


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