mercaptan


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thiol

 [thi´ol]
2. any organic compound containing the —SH group bound to carbon.

mer·cap·tan

(mer-kap'tan),
1. A class of substances in which the oxygen of an alcohol has been replaced by sulfur (for example, cysteine). Synonym(s): thioalcohol
2. In dentistry, a class of elastic impression compounds sometimes referred to as rubber base materials.

mercaptan

/mer·cap·tan/ (mer-kap´tan) thiol (2).

mer·cap·tan

(mĕr-kap'tan)
1. A class of substances in which the oxygen of an alcohol has been replaced by sulfur (e.g., cysteine).
2. dentistry A class of elastic impression compounds sometimes referred to as rubber base materials.

mer·cap·tan

(mĕr-kap'tan)
In dentistry, class of elastic impression compounds sometimes called rubber base materials.

mercaptan (murkap´tən),

n the basic ingredient of the polysulfide polymer employed in rubber base impression materials. See also Thiokol.
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standard grades, containing mercaptan derivatives as a chain modifier;
Until such time as all active sites are passivated, oxidation of mercaptan odorants will continue with a resultant reduction of the vapor phase concentration of the odorant.
MRR ensures the safe and incident-free transport of mercaptan wastes by eliminating the possibility for release of odor during transport, receiving and storage.
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Students learn that Mercaptan is the unmistakable smell injected into natural gas pipelines so that people can detect when there is a leak at their home," added Murphy.
However, when landfill gasses, including methane, are released noxious gases such as hydrogen sulfide, mercaptan and other sulfurs may simultaneously be released into the ambient air around the landfill.
To help customers detect natural gas-like leaks more easily, Dominion adds mercaptan, a chemical odorant, which gives natural gas its distinctive, sulfur-like aroma.
These instruments provide for real-time determinations of total sulfur and in many cases, individual mercaptan and sulfide component levels.
Merox is a licensed extraction process developed by UOP LLC to reduce the mercaptan sulfur content from LPG, naphtha and gasoline streams.
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