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tr.v. de·sul·fur·ized, de·sul·fur·iz·ing, de·sul·fur·iz·es
To eliminate sulfur from (petroleum, for example).

de·sul′fur·i·za′tion (-fər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.


or de•sul•phu•rize

(diˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə-)

v.t. -rized, -riz•ing.
to remove sulfur from.
de•sul`fu•ri•za′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.desulfurize - remove sulfur from
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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The generators are not just efficient and highly advanced but they have the ability to remove sulphur and other heavy metals in order to desulfurize the equipment and remove ash particles.
Most methods are able to desulfurize the light fraction in oil, but Ceramatec's process can effectively desulfurize the heavy fraction in oil, which is the desirable portion for use in ships.
For example coal [2-5], bitumen/asphalt/tar [6-10], wax [11], and middle distillates [12-19] have been shown to be catalytically processed either to upgrade or to desulfurize these complex mixtures.
Strict regulatory norms which require companies to desulfurize petroleum products, decreasing crude oil quality, due to which more hydrogen is required to purify the crude oil impurities along with, hydrogen being considered as a cleaner fuel option are some of the main driving factors of the hydrogen generation market.
2] capture technology had been used commercially since the early 20th century on various industrial processes (such as metal smelters), it had seldom been used to desulfurize power plant flue gases.
Probably one of the first attempts to desulfurize shale oil with nitric acid was patented by Schulz et al.