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  • n. Something which adsorbs, especially a solid material, such as activated carbon, that has a high surface area and is used to capture a gas or liquid

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Examples

  • Footnote 1: In addition to the scavenging property of ash, carbon from granular coal may be used as “activated carbon”, a great gas adsorber.

    Whitfield subCommittee II: Mann under fire « Climate Audit

  • The Cummins 6. 7-liter Turbo Diesel engine uses a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) to virtually eliminate particulate matter emissions and an adsorber catalyst to reduce oxides of nitrogen (NOx) by as much as 90 percent, in order to meet stringent 2010.5 diesel emissions requirements.

    Automotive Headlines

  • The other project will address the development of a specific adsorber to remove pathogenic autoantibodies from the circulation of patients.

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  • The 2009 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty's 6. 7-liter turbodiesel engine uses a diesel particulate filter (DPF) to virtually eliminate particulate matter emissions and an adsorber catalyst to reduce oxides of nitrogen (NOx) by as much as 90 percent, making Dodge the only manufacturer to meet stringent 2010 emissions standards - today.

    Autoblog

  • In addition to the NOx adsorber and the DPF, the 6. 7-liter turbodiesel engine includes a cooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system and high-flow, electronically controlled Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT ™); an oxidation catalyst within the exhaust system; and a new closed crankcase ventilation system that eliminates crankcase fumes and oil carryover.

    Autoblog

  • Specialty chemicals group LANXESS has now developed a product that can reliably remove this toxic metalloid from drinking water: Lewatit FO36 is an innovative hybrid adsorber consisting of a combination of a polymeric anion exchange resin and an iron oxide with a goethite structure.

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  • The Cummins 6. 7-liter Turbo Diesel engine uses a diesel particulate filter (DPF) to virtually eliminate particulate matter emissions and an adsorber catalyst to reduce oxides of nitrogen (NOx) by as much as 90 percent, in order to meet stringent 2010.5 diesel emissions requirements.

    Automotive Headlines

  • The Cummins 6. 7-liter Turbo Diesel engine uses a diesel particulate filter (DPF) to virtually eliminate particulate matter emissions and an adsorber catalyst to reduce oxides of nitrogen

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