dewaxing


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dewaxing

[dē′waks·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Removing wax from a material or object; a process used to separate solid hydrocarbons from petroleum.
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Carry out regular maintenance checks and regular service interventions provided by the service booklet vehicles and the implementation dewaxing before the start of the season and preservation of motorcycles after the end of the season,
For dewaxing and hydration, tissue sections were sequentially placed in xylene (10 minutes x 2), 100% ethanol (5 minutes x 2), 90% ethanol, 80% ethanol, 70% and 50% ethanol (5 minutes at each concentration), distilled water (5 minutes), and 0.
Additionally, refiners are increasingly turning to catalytic dewaxing technology that does not produce wax as a byproduct.
Sources familiar with Exxon's plans said the lube plant, which includes two furfural units, one with a capacity of 10,000 bpd, a 4,200 bpd ketone dewaxing unit and a 4,000 bpd hydrofinisher, will permanently shut down in April.
In support of the investment casting industry, WSF Industries provides dewaxing autoclave systems and cleaning/leaching autoclave systems.
All slides were warmed up for 35 min to a temperature of 55[degrees]C for dewaxing, boiled in 10 mM citrate buffer (pH 6.
A $120m project has added units for diesel/kerosine hydroprocessing, de-aromatisation, dewaxing, sulphur recovery, amine regeneration and sour water stripping.
After dewaxing and dehydration, sections were stained with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) to visualize epidermal thickness and count the number of inflammatory cells.
The dewaxing was done though three successive baths in toluene during 10 mn for each sample, followed by rehydration with ethanol in decreasing degrees; 99.
The objectives are just to start the absorption of water, build a microflora, wet all the ingredients, soften the straw, take some shrink, and accomplish some dewaxing.
The LBO factory to be built consists of two main units Vacuum Distillation Unit (VDU) with a capacity of 25 MBSD and Catalytic Dewaxing Unit (CDU) with a capacity 9 MBSD.
For example, moderate sub-zero temperatures are imposed on equipment for dewaxing petroleum and for storage of nitrogen, liquefied fuel gases and pipelines.