chloralkali process


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chloralkali process

[‚klȯr′al·kə‚lī ‚prä·səs]
(chemical engineering)
An industrial chemical process based on the electrolysis of sodium chloride for the production of sodium hydroxide and chlorine.
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The sulfide precipitation step has long been used for brine purification by chloralkali process engineers and precipitation by ferric chloride is currently used by environmental engineers for metals separation in Europe; the combination is, therefore, both synergistic and leveraged.