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Impregnate, fumigate, or treat with sulfur, especially in bleaching.
- ‘Channeling, caused by sintering during sulfidation, made the flow path of the reactant change and thus pure ZnO sorbent and the sorbent containing 3 wt% Fe2O did not sulfurate completely.’
- ‘A well burst suddenly and released a high concentration of natural gas and sulfurated hydrogen.’
- ‘The presence of sulfurated compounds in crude oil and heavy fractions is also undesirable.’
- ‘Only two of the confirmed fatalities were workers employed at the Chuandongbei gas field where a blow out had released a 30-metre geyser of concentrated sulfurated hydrogen.’
- ‘Since the fatty acids decay vulcanizing efficiency by reacting with a sulfurating agent leading to a decrease in zinc complex, this enhancement may attribute to the conversion of the fatty acids into zinc soap through the reaction with ZnO.’
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