Giegy-Hardisty process

Giegy-Hardisty process

[′gē·gē ′här·də·stē ‚präs·əs]
(chemical engineering)
The production of sebacic acid from castor oil or its acids by reaction of the acid at a high temperature with caustic alkali.
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