hyperforming

hyperforming

[′hī·pər‚fȯr·miŋ]
(chemical engineering)
A catalytic, petroleum-refinery hydrogenation process to improve naphtha octane number by removal of sulfur and nitrogen compounds; the catalyst is cobalt molybdate on a silica-alumina base.
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