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delayed coke

A commonly used term for a primary carbonization product (green or raw coke) from high-boiling hydrocarbon fractions (heavy residues of petroleum or coal processing) produced by the delayed coking process.
Delayed coke has, with only a few exceptions, a better graphitizability than cokes produced by other coking processes even if the same feedstock is used. Delayed coke contains a mass fraction of volatile matter between 4 and 15 wt% which can be released during heat treatment.
PAC, 1995, 67, 473 (Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 486
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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