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A charge for refining is made in all cases.
1864), and the refining of petroleum in that country may be said to date from about the year 1855, when Samuel M.
Sugar refining and shipbuilding are carried on.
Soap may be framed and finished in this state, but almost invariably it receives a further treatment called " refining " or " fitting," in which by remelting with water, with or without the subsequent addition of other agents to harden the finished product, the soap may be made to contain from 60 to 70% of water and kept present a firm hard texture.
Oils which contain sulphur-compounds are subjected to a special process of refining in which cupric oxide or litharge is employed as a desulphurizing agent.