iodine number

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i·o·dine num·ber

an indication of the quantity of unsaturated fatty acids present in a fat; it represents the number of grams of iodine absorbed by each 100 g of fat.
See also: hydrogen number.
Synonym(s): iodine value
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Iodine number is the most fundamental parameter used to characterize activated carbon performance and it is a measure of activity level, the higher the number the higher the degree of activation.
Reduction of double bonds content on the AF grafted particles was observed using iodine number titration.
The iodine number is a relative indicator of porousity in an activated carbon but it does not necessarily provide a measure of the the carbon's ability to adsorb other species.
The difference between BET surface area and iodine number is regarded as an estimation of porosity (ref.
In addition oil densities and iodine numbers are shown as a rough measure of quality of oils.
Traditional iodine number information tests can only go so far and sometimes fail when used in analyses of absorbed taste and odor in water supplies, and toxic agents or other pollutants in the air.
The CTAB surface area test was designed to overcome the problems with the iodine number and nitrogen surface area tests, in that the molecule to be adsorbed, cetyl-trimethyl-ammonium bromide, is far larger than the nitrogen molecule and is also a very effective wetting agent.
Figure 2 shows the calculated histogram of two hypothetical blends (percentage by weight) of N110/N762: 50/50 and 35/65 (calculated to approximately match the iodine number of 68 for N351).