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- n. Plural form of reformate.
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Catalytic reforming is an important process used to convert low-octane naphthas into high-octane gasoline blending components called reformates.
Depending on the properties of the naphtha feedstock (as measured by the paraffin, olefin, naphthene, and aromatic content) and catalysts used, reformates can be produced with very high concentrations of toluene, benzene, xylene, and other aromatics useful in gasoline blending and petrochemical processing.