catalytic reforming


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catalytic reforming

[¦kad·əl¦id·ik rē′fȯr·miŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Rearranging of hydrocarbon molecules in a gasoline boiling-range feedstock to form hydrocarbons having a higher antiknock quality. Abbreviated CR.
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Then, Allahverdiyev stressed that it was decided to build catalytic cracking, catalytic reforming, naphtha hydrotreating, vacuum gas oil hydrotreating and amine regeneration unit, as well as additionally to build a hydrogen unit using the most advanced technologies for producing high-quality fuel and ensure reliable operation of the plant for a long time.
Some scholars demonstrate the catalytic reforming of premixed hydrocarbon fuel and vapor to produce hydrogen.
The most abundant species in biooil obtained from the pyrolysis of waste pepper stem was phenolics, indicating that it might be possible to produce significant amount of aromatics (aromatic hydrocarbons) if catalytic reforming of the bio-oil is conducted over adequate catalysts [4, 9].
An aromatic hydrocarbon present in small proportion in some crude oils and made commercially from petroleum by the catalytic reforming of naphthenes in petroleum naphtha.
Egypt produces plenty of naphtha, which can be transformed into petrol by a catalytic reforming process using a machine costing LE50 million," Zahran said.
NHT reactors, two of the equipments manufactured, are required for hydro treating Naphtha to reduce sulphur and nitrogen content, as these impurities are harmful for downstream catalytic reforming reactor catalyst.
The Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers will reportedly be used in a catalytic reforming unit for production of gasoline.
In the downstream segment, maintenance works started at the catalytic reforming unit of the Khabarovsk refinery in March.
His topics include an overview of acido-basicity, the chemistry of carbocations, base catalysis with examples of its industrial applications, the conversion of aliphatic feedstocks, catalytic reforming, and shape selectivity in acid catalysis.
Most other cell types are harmed by CO and, therefore, require external catalytic reforming units to run on hydrocarbons.
Hydrogen from catalytic reforming of biomass-derived hydrocarbons in liquid water.
A white paper on those tests titled, "The Combined Effect of Ammonia Injection and Catalytic Reforming on Medium Duty Diesel Emissions," was published in September 2001.

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