flash carbonization

flash carbonization

[′flash ‚kär·bə·nə′zā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A carbonization process in which coal is subjected to a very brief residence time in the reactor in order to produce the largest possible yield of tar.
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The CC biochar was produced at the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI), University of Hawaii, using the Flash Carbonization process (Antal et al.
Antal M J, Mochidzuki K, Paredes LS (2003) Flash carbonization of biomass.