destructive distillation

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heating a solid substance in a closed container and collecting the volatile products

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Karl Haulter, chemist at the Crown Chemical Company's turpentine plant in Grayling, was credited with producing 26 different products using the destructive distillation process.
And the process of destructive distillation would begin when oil shale is heated to 480 degC.
An attempt to recover cedarwood oil from western juniper by destructive distillation.
Oil shale contains large amounts of organic matter ( kerogen), which yields substantial amount of oil when subjected to destructive distillation or pyrolysis.
Destructive distillation or "pyrolysis" is a process to convert carbonaceous raw materials into liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons and char residue.