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  2. Tetrachloroethylene - Wikipedia

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    Tetrachloroethylene, also known under the systematic name tetrachloroethene, or perchloroethylene, and many other names (and abbreviations such as " perc " or " PERC ", and " PCE "), is a chlorocarbon with the formula Cl 2 C=CCl 2 . It is a colorless liquid widely used for dry cleaning of fabrics, hence it is sometimes called " dry-cleaning ...

  3. Natron - Wikipedia

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    Natron is a naturally occurring mixture of sodium carbonate decahydrate ( Na 2 CO 3 ·10H 2 O, a kind of soda ash) and around 17% sodium bicarbonate (also called baking soda, NaHCO 3) along with small quantities of sodium chloride and sodium sulfate. Natron is white to colourless when pure, varying to gray or yellow with impurities.

  4. Coal oil - Wikipedia

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    Coal oil is a shale oil obtained from the destructive distillation of cannel coal, mineral wax, or bituminous shale, once used widely for illumination.. Chemically similar to the more refined, petroleum-derived kerosene, it consists mainly of several hydrocarbons of the alkane series, with 10 to 16 carbon atoms in each molecule, with a boiling point of 175 °C to 325 °C (347 °F to 617 °F ...

  5. Sodium metabisulfite - Wikipedia

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    Sodium metabisulfite or sodium pyrosulfite (IUPAC spelling; Br. E. sodium metabisulphite or sodium pyrosulphite) is an inorganic compound of chemical formula Na 2 S 2 O 5. The substance is sometimes referred to as disodium metabisulfite. It is used as a disinfectant, antioxidant, and preservative agent. [2]

  6. Pine-Sol - Wikipedia

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    Pine-Sol is a registered trade name of the Clorox Company for a line of household cleaning products, used to clean grease and heavy soil stains. Pine-Sol was based on pine oil when it was created in 1929 and during its rise to national popularity in the 1950s. [3] However, as of 2016, Pine-Sol products sold in stores no longer contain pine oil ...

  7. Neatsfoot oil - Wikipedia

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    Neatsfoot oil is a yellow oil rendered and purified from the shin bones and feet (but not the hooves) of cattle. "Neat" in the oil's name comes from an Old English word for cattle. [1] Neatsfoot oil is used as a conditioning, softening and preservative agent for leather. In the 18th century, it was also used medicinally as a topical application ...

  8. Oil skimmer - Wikipedia

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    An oil skimmer is a device that is designed to remove oil floating on a liquid surface from oil spills. The effectiveness of a skimmer is highly dependent on the roughness of the surrounding water that it is working on, the more choppy the surrounding wake and water the more water the oil skimmer will take in rather than just oil.

  9. Amine gas treating - Wikipedia

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    Amine gas treating, also known as amine scrubbing, gas sweetening and acid gas removal, refers to a group of processes that use aqueous solutions of various alkylamines (commonly referred to simply as amines) to remove hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) and carbon dioxide (CO 2) from gases. [1] [2] [3] It is a common unit process used in refineries, and ...