causticization

causticization

[′kȯs·tə·sə′zā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A process for converting an alkaline carbonate into lime.
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TAPPI JOURNAL has awarded its 2005 Outstanding Research Paper Award to "Presentation of a dry black liquor gasification process with direct causticization," by Erik Dahlquist of Malardalens Technical University in Vasteras, Sweden, and Andrew Jones of International Paper in Loveland, OH.
Several full-scale trials in North America have shown that the autocaustization concept using heron works efficiently in recovery boilers and, thus, gives significant benefits in the causticization area.