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calcine

[′kal‚sīn]
(engineering)
To heat to a high temperature without fusing, as to heat unformed ceramic materials in a kiln, or to heat ores, precipitates, concentrates, or residues so that hydrates, carbonates, or other compounds are decomposed and the volatile material is expelled.
To heat under oxidizing conditions.
(materials)
Product of calcining or roasting.
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calcine

To heat a substance below the temperature of fusion to drive off chemically combined water or to alter its chemical and physical characteristics.
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Through this project as well as the new calcined petroleum coke plant, we will be able to attract more investments to Sohar Port and Freezone that can benefit from the excellent facilities and existing infrastructure.
Fe-HC, calcined Fe-HC and CoMo/Fe-HC samples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD, with Phillips PW3710, Ni-filtered Cuk[alpha] radiation at 1.542 [Angstrom]), Fourier-Transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR, Perkin Elmer model AAnalyst 200, by the KBr pellet method) and BET surface area measurements (Micromeritc ASAP 2010 by N2 physisorption).
The unit -- which produced the UAE's first-ever calcined coke, currently being shipped to China -- allows Adnoc to extract the maximum value from sulfur-heavy 'bottom-of-the-barrel' oils and slurry, as it delivers on its Downstream strategy.
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In a statement on Sunday, Adnoc said that Carbon Black & Coker Project incorporates a coker, known in the oil and gas industry as a 'delayed coker', that will allow Adnoc Refining to recover highly specialised and valuable grades of carbon black and calcined coke that is used in industries.
Finally, the samples were soaked with (0.5 M, 1.0 M or 1.5 M) (NH4)2SO4 (H2SO4) solution (15 mL*g-1 catalyst) for 24 h, filtered, dried and calcined at 500 AoC for 3 h.
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