Ash

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Definition

The solid residue left when combustible material is thoroughly burned or is oxidized by chemical means.

Examples

  • Fly Ash - fine solid particles of ash that are carried into the air when fuel is combusted. It consists mainly of carbon and metal oxides;
  • Zinc Ash – solid particles formed by the oxidation of molten zinc fumes during zinc smelting processes. It consists of a combination of metallic zinc and zinc oxide.
  • Combustion incineration ash
  • Potash??


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