cracked residue

cracked residue

[¦krakt ′rez·ə‚dü]
(chemical engineering)
The residue of fuel resulting from decomposition of hydrocarbons during thermal or catalytic cracking.
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The rate of coke formation in a given case is determined by the rate of increase of the asphaltenes in the cracked residue. The process of formation of a new solid phase is made up of the precipitation of asphaltenes from the saturated solution and their subsequent condensation.
Feed Asphaltenes isolated (1971) from cracked residue and deasphalted bitumen Solvent Transformer oil, anthracene oil.