Carbonisation of Coal

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    GREAT expectations have been placed upon coal carbonisation at low temperatures as a source of motor spirit. Fuel Research Technical Paper No. 34 (H.M.S.O., 6d. net), on the “Light Spirits from the Low Temperature Carbonisation of Coal”, shows that the experience with benzole production cannot be directly transferred to low temperature products.

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    Carbonisation of Coal. Nature 129, 30–31 (1932) doi:10.1038/129030b0

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