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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The catalytic reforming unit produces a mix of BTX and other heavy aromatics.
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.
Tenders are invited for Supply Catalytic Reforming Unit Catalyst (For Plant 206)
They address catalytic reaction processes, such as fluid catalytic cracking, catalytic reforming, and hydroprocessing, together with upstream fractionation units, such as atmospheric distillation unit and vacuum distillation unit, as well as downstream fractionation units following the catalytic reaction processes.
French technology company Axens announced in September that it has won the contract to design the processing units for naphtha hydrotreating, continuous catalytic reforming for aromatics production, C5/C6 isomerisation and a unit to produce high-purity PX and benzene.
The Packinox plate heat exchanger, with a height of 25 m is the largest one that Alfa Laval has built so far, and will be used in a catalytic reforming unit for the production of gasoline in the refinery, the Swedish group said.
Processes were licenced in mid-2000 from IFP for naphtha hydrotreatment, light paraffin isomerisation, de-isohexanizer recycling, and a catalytic reforming benzene elimination unit.
Process Package, Supply of Catalyst and other services for installation of semi regenerative type Catalytic Reforming Unit (CRU) of capacity 90 TMTPAalong with associated Naphtha Hydrotreating Unit (NHTU) at Guwahati Refinery of Indian Oil Corporation Limited.
HTI has lost momentum and missed a few milestones, but the firm can still claim commercial deployment of two catalyst products: a palladium catalyst that allows for simplified production of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), and an oil refining catalyst that increases gasoline yield during catalytic reforming.
New fuel and petrochemical units installed include catalytic reforming and catalytic cracking systems producing high-octane gasoline, diesel, polypropylene and a variety of specialty oils.
Specific processing operations described in the book include: distillation, thermal cracking and coking, catalytic methods, hydroprocesses, thermal and catalytic reforming, isomerization, alkylation processes, polymerization processes, solvent processes, water removal, fractionation and acid gas removal.

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