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FIG. 1

Michael W. Golem, Multiple Valve Apparatus for Simulating Moving Bed Adsorption Processes, US Patent Application 4434051, Feb 28, 1984

FIG. 1 is a flow diagram of an embodiment of the invention in which three tiers of three-way valves are used to control the flow of the four main process streams carried by lines 1-4 into or out of 24 different points located between beds X to X of a solid adsorbent contained in a single adsorbent column or chamber 49. Most of the detailed description herein is based on this diagram.