The US space agency added that catalyst bed heaters were in the process of being turned on to prepare the eight Mars Lander Engines that are part of MSL's descent propulsion system.
What does CB stand for?
CB stands for Catalyst Bed
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The design verification testing program consisted of vibration and shock testing to appropriately stress the engine structure and catalyst bed similar to launch environments prior to engine hot fire testing.
A RANGE of multipoint temperature assemblies is now available from Okazaki Manufacturing Company (OMC), which is suitable for all types of process applications, including crude oil storage tanks, hydrocarbon cracking units, chemical reactors and desulphurisation catalyst bed reactors.
LC-finer hydrocracker (1 unit) The LC-finer cracks the heavy hydrocarbons in an ebullating catalyst bed with hydrogen.
This new capability supports both isotropic and orthotropic materials for engineers simulating fluid flow through media such as filters and catalyst beds.
Some of the important applications include: to check the packing of catalyst bed (in chemical plants) which is often critically important in ensuring that a process operates at highest efficiency.
That coated the catalyst bed with unburned hydrocarbons, reducing the catalytic reaction.
Catalytic combustion using raised temperatures (392-752F/200-400C) and supported catalyst beds, often used with noble metals such as platinum or palladium, can be very effective in reducing fumes to basic elemental constituents including nitrogen and hydrogen, and eliminating VOCS.