aggressive carbon dioxide

aggressive carbon dioxide

[ə′gres·iv ′kär·bən dī′äk‚sīd]
(chemical engineering)
The carbon dioxide dissolved in water in excess of the amount required to precipitate a specified concentration of calcium ions as calcium carbonate; used as a measure of the corrosivity and scaling properties of water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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