Weldon process

noun Wel·don process \ˈweldən-\

Definition of Weldon process

  1. :  a process used formerly for the recovery of manganese dioxide in making chlorine from hydrochloric acid in a stoneware still by adding lime to the still liquor and oxidizing with air to precipitate a mud containing calcium manganite and yielding chlorine when recirculated and treated with hydrochloric acid

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Origin and Etymology of weldon process

after Walter Weldon †1885 English chemist


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