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Process for producing chlorine from ferric chloride.
U S Patent 1986 Oct; (4):1-3
Cl2 is produced from fecl3 by pelletizing and treating with o2. Fecl3 pellets (1 mm diam) were treated with 107.5% Of the required amount of o2 in a fluidized bed at 735 deg c to give 80% cl2 in the exhaust and 71% conversion of fecl3.
Chlorine; Iron compounds; Chlorides; Fluids; Temperature effects; Mining; Chemical processing
Issue of Publication
U.S. Patent No. 4,615,874, Oct. 7, 1986
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