Thursday, August 4, 2022

Fluid Catalytic Cracking

We just learned about the Catalytic Reforming.

Another part of refining oil is called Fluid Catalytic Cracking.

This is a way that some of the heavy crude oils get turned into gasoline or other petroleum things by boiling and cooling the oil, mixing it with other chemicals, and separating out the parts it wants to keep.

(from: wikipedia - fluid catalytic cracking)

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