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chemical reactor

n.
An apparatus or vessel for containing and controlling chemical reactions.
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Noun1.chemical reactor - an apparatus for holding substances that are undergoing a chemical reaction
apparatus, setup - equipment designed to serve a specific function
cat cracker, catalytic cracker - a chemical reactor for converting oils with high boiling points into fuels with lower boiling points in the presence of a catalyst
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According to the company, the funds will be used in advancing a new photocatalytic chemical reactor powered by light from renewable electricity instead of heat from burning fuel.
[USA], May 28 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a thermodynamically-reversible chemical reactor that can produce pure hydrogen, thereby eliminating the need for costly separation of the final product.
Heat within a chemical reactor can therefore come from many different places, not just the chemical reaction itself.
The chemical reactor modeling approach has been shown to be useful for the development of global and reduced kinetic mechanisms and their validation against full-length mechanisms [27-29].
Namely, a control process running in an exothermic semi batch chemical reactor is described here.
A team of researchers from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, in collaboration with Tadweer - Abu Dhabi's Centre of Waste Management, are testing an integrated chemical reactor they have designed to produce high-quality biodiesel from fats, including waste cooking oil.
In the 3rd, a detailed mechanism is employed in a Chemical Reactor Network (CRN) created based on either analyzed numerical results or empirical data, for example, Glarborg et al.
A chemical reactor weighing 25 metric tonnes has been put in place at the heart of the line, with the last major part--a C[O.sub.2] tank--due to be installed in the autumn.
Several stacked plates form the core of a small chemical reactor unit, a square-shaped device.

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