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from crude petroleum

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a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)

(British usage) kerosine

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Paraffinic Hydrocarbons: Saturated hydrocarbon compounds with the general formula CnH2n+2 containing only single bonds.
Paraffinic oils are refined using either a solvent extraction method or through a hydrocracking process.
Therefore, for the first time, a paraffinic and aromatic free biofuel, HVO, was blended with the oxygenated fuel 1-octanol, identified by the fuel design process of the cluster TMFB.
Europe's new specifications for paraffinic diesel fuels hold out promising potential for gas-to-liquids (GTL) from Qatar, according to Shell.
It contains white paraffinic oil as softener and 30% CaC03 as filler.
REFLO 68A's lower oil volatility can help reduce the oil carry-over seen with solvent refined paraffinic and naphthenic fluids.
Molylube Ultra is specially formulated with a high-viscosity, semisynthetic, paraffinic base oil, polymers, molybdenum disulfide, and graphite lubricating solids to help maximize component life and minimize equipment downtime and repair.
The objective of this research is to experimentally determine the stability and compatibility of candidate lubricants (such as naphthenic and paraffinic mineral oils, uncapped and capped polyalkylene glycols, linear, branched and mixed polyolesters, and alkylbenzene) with C[O.
Gubler noted that organic oils such as JMS Stylet Oil (a paraffinic oil), PureSpray and Safe-T-Side, which work as contact fungicides with a smothering or barrier effect to PM growth, continue to be very effective products, particularly when used early in the season to knock back the fungus.
The Air Force has now tested three alternative-based fuels, including a "synthetic paraffinic kerosene," which is derived from coal and natural gas, and a bio-mass fuel which comes from plant-oils and animal fats, known as "hydroprocessed renewable jet.
REFLO meets the requirements of most major compressor OEMs and is compatible with similar paraffinic mineral oil based products.
The company will also be presenting the advances in their Mediprene range of TPE Compounds for medical device applications, including grades that do not contain any paraffinic oil which minimise the risk of leaching and extractables.
Under the engineering and consulting agreement efforts will be focused on the downstream processing of isobutanol to paraffinic kerosene (jet fuel) for jet engine testing, airline sustainability flights and advancing commercial deployment.
Sulfur, peroxides, fillers, extender oil (usually paraffinic or naphthenic), and activators, such as zinc salts, are commonly used in the rubber formulation [13-15].
Nile Blend Crude Oil is a paraffinic crude oil with a high wax content, high pour point (+30AC to +36AC) and high wax appearance temperature (+39AC and above).