Houdry process

Hou·​dry process | \ ˈhüdrē- \

Definition of Houdry process

: a cracking process for making high-octane gasoline by passing oil vapors through a fixed bed of an aluminum silicate catalyst in the form of pellets

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History and Etymology for Houdry process

after Eugene Houdry, born 1892 American engineer

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“Houdry process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Houdry%20process. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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