electrolytic mercaptan process

electrolytic mercaptan process

[i′lek·trə‚lid·ik mər′kap·tan ‚prä·səs]
(chemical engineering)
A process in which an aqueous caustic solution is used to extract mercaptans from refinery streams.
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