Fleming cracking process

Fleming cracking process

[′flem·iŋ ′krak·iŋ ‚präs·əs]
(chemical engineering)
An obsolete liquid-phase thermal cracking process for heavy petroleum fractions; the charge was heated under pressure in a vertical shell still.
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