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Process of change in the structure of gas molecules adsorbed onto solid surfaces; the basis of many industrial processes.

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BUBBLE POINT

The differential gas pressure at which the first steady stream of gas bubbles is emitted from a wetted filter element under specified test conditions.

FILTER ELEMENT

The porous device that performs the actual process of filtration. Also known as Cartridge

HYDROFINISHING

A process for treating raw extracted base stocks with hydrogen to saturate them for improved stability.

ARC

A flash, caused by an electric current ionizing a gas or vapor.

ACID ATTACK

Caused by an incomplete flushing after an acid cleaning process of boilers or similar equipment.

ABSORPTION

The assimilation of one material into another; in petroleum refining, the use of an absorptive liquid to selectively remove components from a process stream.

CRACKING

The process whereby large molecules are broken down by the application of heat and pressure to form smaller molecules.

ADIABATIC PROCESS

A thermo-dynamic process in which no heat is extracted from or added to the system of the process.

AGGLOMERATE

The clustering together of a few or many particles into a larger solid mass.

ADHESION

The property of a lubricant that causes it to cling or adhere to a solid surface.
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