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Old 09-14-2019, 10:46 AM   #50
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Default Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

Crude oil is refined by using a cracking tower,a crude way to refine crude is to heat it,the lighter distillates rise to the top,the heavier to the bottom.



Naptha and its derivatives are at the top of the crack,the lightest compounds in crude..it has a high solvent capacity,basically it cleans really good,but is very aromatic,means it needs to be stabilized with additives to keep it from evaporating and to reduce its flammability. there are no 'wizards' in it just sound chemistry.
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