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odorize

[′ō·də‚rīz]
(chemical engineering)
To add an unpleasant odor as a safety measure to an odorless material such as fuel gas.
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03), and in interchanged thoraces odorized with alien and nestmate MG extracts (Treatment 16, Wilcoxon test, p = 0.
Due to pipeline classification, these sites sometimes only have access to odorized natural gas, and must install an absorption bed to remove the present odorant before use.
Linde welding specialists will be on hand to discuss the operating benefits of Linde's exclusive line of products including: MISON[R] shielding gases, ODOROX[R] odorized oxygen and VIVANTOS[R] ready-to-use cylinders.
Odorant service concerns gas in the gas network Employer (distribution network), which can be odorized only at points of entry to the distribution system.
This is the flyover method, looking for dead grass patches which may indicate a problem; 2) acoustic monitoring--this method is normally done with scrapers to listen for acoustic sounds that indicate a leak; and 3) chemical detection--these detection methods include using sniffers to detect the odorized gas, or performing flyovers with hydrocarbon detectors.
When the gas is pumped out in winter, it is odorized and then sent on its way to the Gas Co.
As a safety measure, the gas is odorized with mercaptans prior to distribution to provide a ready means of leak detection.
The purpose of the Propane Education & Research Council is to promote the safe, efficient use of odorized propane gas as a preferred energy resource through consumer and employee education and technology development and commercialization.
Once it has been enriched and purified, the gas is odorized at the landfill site before being sent the roughly 12.
The mission of the Council is to promote the safe, efficient use of odorized propane gas as a preferred energy source.
Natural gas, odorless on its own, is odorized in order for people to be able to detect gas leaks by sense of smell.
of Calgary for the commissioning of a newly constructed pipeline utilizing an odorized, pneumatic, test procedure.