phosphate desulfurization

phosphate desulfurization

[′fä‚sfāt dē‚səl·fə·rə′zā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A continuous, regenerative petroleum-refinery process using a tripotassium phosphate solution to remove hydrogen sulfide from natural gas, refinery gas, or liquid hydrocarbons.
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