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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fluidize.
  • adj. Given the properties of a fluid (by shaking or injection of gas)


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  • This material is first dried and ground up, then fed into a device called a fluidized bed reactor, where it is heated and put under vacuum.

    Technology That Breaks the Car Industry Mold

  • REC's so-called fluidized bed reactor process grows beads of polysilicon from pressurized gas and tiny liquidized seeds of semi-purified material. -- Top News

  • The contract, worth S$25. 5 million includes items such as fluidized bed reactors.

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  • The GRM is probably below expectations due to the shutdown of the FCCU fluidized catalytic cracking unit.

    Reliance Industries Net Profit Rises 14%

  • Citigroup said Reliance's management had indicated that a planned shutdown of a fluidized catalytic cracking unit had hit production of higher-value products.

    Reliance Industries Drags India Shares Lower

  • The tetrafluoride is then fed into a fluidized bed reactor with gaseous fluorine to produce UF6.

    Uranium enrichment

  • His most famous industrial contribution was fluidized-bed catalytic cracking of petroleum, which solved many of the problems posed by the Houdry process and played a large part in supplying the vast quantities of gasoline needed during World War II.

    Lewis, Warren K.

  • In reality, practice has been reduced to either lime in the combustion bed or in a secondary fluidization chamber where the lime is fluidized by the exhaust gasses.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Clean Air, Dirty Water

  • Yeah Anonymous, introducing lime into furnaces is so unattached to reality that many fluidized coal burners are designed to actually do this.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Clean Air, Dirty Water

  • Two main groups of technologies are promoted by GAP: (1) industrial energy-efficient technologies (e.g., heat recovery technologies and coke dry quenching); and (2) cleaner coal technologies or CCT (e.g., circulating fluidized bed boilers with sulfur removal and flue gas desulfurization).

    Cooperative Climate~ Chapter 4


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