hydrodesulfurization

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hydrodesulfurization

[‚hī·drō·dē‚səl·fə·rə′zā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A catalytic process in which the petroleum feedstock is reacted with hydrogen to reduce the sulfur content in the oil.
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For performing maximally full desulphuration by calcium-containing ferroalloys it is necessary to estimate conditions of competitive interaction of calcium with oxygen and sulfur according to the following reactions:
EU consumption of magnesium - used for a variety of industrial processes including the desulphuration of steel - rose 73% from 1993 to 1997.