Mond process


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Mond process

(mɒnd; German mɔnt)
n
(Metallurgy) a process for obtaining nickel by heating the ore in carbon monoxide to produce nickel carbonyl vapour, which is then decomposed at a higher temperature to yield the metal
[C19: named after Ludwig Mond (1839–1909), German chemist and industrialist]
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It has revolutionized a 110-year old metal refining process known as the "Mond Process" or the "carbonyl process" when applied to nickel and iron, and generically known as the "vapour metallurgy process," when applied to other elements.
The Mond Process is used to produce which Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 The shortest path between two points on any surface; 2 The Trans-Siberian Railway; 3 As Miss Brahms in Are You Being Served?; 4 An under-floor heating system; 5 John Milton; 6 Its ability to roll itself into a ball; 7 Nickel; 8 They are cooler than the sun's surface; 9 At a butcher's; 10 A Moment Like This.