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fractionator

[′frak·shə‚nād·ər]
(chemical engineering)
An apparatus used to separate a mixture by fractionation, especially by fractional distillation.
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To ameliorate these issues, we investigated continuous liquid-liquid centrifugation to effectively fractionate novolaks.
Udigen will utilize chemistry and high-throughput screening t, fractionate the plant actives and dis cover new actives for use in nutritional supplements, food and beverages and cosmeceuticals.
The first phase of construction includes facilities that can process 200 MMcf/d of natural gas and fractionate 36,000 bpd of NGLs.
They sought to fractionate the extract and determine the components that most effectively inhibit lipid oxidation.
In addition, Enterprise will increase its capacity to fractionate, or separate, mixed butanes by approximately 20,000 bpd, giving the partnership the capability to fractionate up to 300,000 bpd of imported mixed butanes, domestic butanes and butanes sourced from the partnership's isomerization facilities at its Mont Belvieu facility.
UF and MF fractionate milk into various components.
The ability to fractionate subcellular complexes using AWPT's technology enhanced by the consistent and tightly controlled cell disruption by PCT SPS should help researchers better understand cellular regulation and function, which in turn may lead to the discovery of better drugs against such devastating illnesses as infectious, oncologic (cancer), neurodegenerative, and heart diseases.