A passage for products of combustion.


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NITRATION

Nitration products are formed during the fuel combustion process in internal combustion engines. Most nitration products are formed when an excess of oxygen is present. These products are highly acidic, form deposits in combustion areas and rapidly accelerate oxidation.

TUBERCLE

A protective crust of corrosion products (rust) which builds up over a pit caused by the loss of metal due to corrosion.

OPEN RATES

Pricing systems that are flexible and not subject to conference approval. Usually applied to products in which tramps are substituted for liners.

PRODUCTS TANKER

A tanker designed to carry refined petroleum products in bulk.

CONTRACT OF AFFREIGHTMENT

A service contract under which a ship owner agrees to transport a specified quantity of fuel products or specialty products, at a specified rate per ton, between designated loading and discharge ports. This type contract differs from a spot or consecutive voyage charter in that no particular vessel is specified.

CHANNELS OF DISTRIBUTION

The routes by which products are transported from origin to destination. This includes the physical routes, as well as the different companies involved in ultimately delivering the goods to buyers.

EXPORT PACKERS

Firms that securely pack export products into a container to crate to protect the cargo from damage during an ocean voyage.

TANKER

Ship designed for transporting liquid cargo, usually petroleum products

FLUE GAS

The gaseous products of combustion in the flue to the stack.

FIRE TUBE

A tube in a boiler having water on the outside and carrying the products of combustion on the inside.

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