steam reforming


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Related to steam reforming: Syngas, Catalytic reforming

steam reforming

n
(Chemistry) chem a process in which methane from natural gas is heated, with steam, usually with a catalyst, to produce a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen used in organic synthesis and as a fuel
Translations
reformage à la vapeur
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Hydrogen production through natural gas steam reforming or water electrolysis.
Hydrogen is made in this country from steam reforming methane.
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