heavy fraction

heavy fraction

[′hev·ē ′frak·shən]
(petroleum engineering)
The final products retrieved from crude oil during the process of distillation. Also known as end cut.
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Ferrous metal will be extracted via the overband magnet found on the heavy fraction discharge conveyor with the option of attaching an additional magnet to the mid-weight conveyor.
The collecting and separation system includes a condenser, a cooling system, a light fraction receiver with a gaseous product removing system, a crude heavy fraction receiver, and a vacuum evaporator.
The decomposition products of PP can react with bitumen to give a less heavy fraction with branched structure and the heavy fraction can also be degraded to give low molecular weight hydrocarbons and less coke residue than that of the coke deposit for pyrolysis of GOS.
Schideman noted that the heavy fraction could potentially be used in asphalt-like products.
The remaining heavy fraction begins to sink and settles over the seabed in about 6 weeks.
fine fPOM, Silt + fine sand (53-250 clay [micro]m) (<53 [micro]m) Heavy fraction >53 [micro]m <53 [micro]m Heestert l 30.
The biocatalytically oxidized fuel is then distilled in order to eliminate the heavy fraction which contains most of oxidized organosulfur compounds.
15]N for the light and heavy fraction organic matter pools in cultivated soils suggests that cultivation accelerates the mineralization of humus N, increasing t he proportion of N available for plant uptake, resulting in a convergence of the light and heavy fractions.
The term 'solid fuels' covers hard coal, lignite, peat, orimulsion, oil shale and the heavy fraction of petroleum products.
The light fraction consists mainly of paper, textiles, and light plastics; the heavy fraction consists of ceramics, glass, dense plastics, and nonferrous metals.
Its processing capabilities and application flexibility make the machine the ultimate tracked mobile solution for the processing and separation of recycling materials such as incineration slag, shredder light and heavy fraction, scrap metal, electronic scrap, C&D, C&I, bulky waste, compost, plastic fractions, biomass, topsoil, ore and aggregates.