hydrodealkylation


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hydrodealkylation

[‚hī·drō·dē‚al·kə′lā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A petroleum refining operation in which heat and pressure are used to remove methyl groups or larger alkyl groups from hydrocarbons, or to change positions of these groups on the molecule; used to upgrade low-value products.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- A FEED (Front End Engineering Design) deal between Iran's Kian Petrochemical Company and Germany's Linde Group for the latter to supply technical savvy to the former for the construction of an olefin, butadiene, hydrodealkylation and benzene unit has been enforced.
The deal aims to provide technology and designs for obtaining technical savvy for the construction of an olefin, butadiene, hydrodealkylation and benzene unit.