ebullating-bed reactor

ebullating-bed reactor

[¦eb·yə‚lād·iŋ ¦bed rē‚ak·tər]
(chemical engineering)
A type of fluidized bed in which catalyst particles are held in suspension by the upward movement of the liquid reactant and gas flow. Also known as slurry-bed reactor.
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