Sulphur (formed, solid)

Description

Formed, solid sulphur is a co-product regained or recovered from sour (meaning sulphur rich) gas processing or oil refinery operations that has been subjected to a forming process which converts sulphur form in molten state into specific solid shapes (e.g. prills, granules, pellets, pastilles or flakes). The material is bright yellow in appearance and odourless. Colour is sensitive to impurities and slight contamination can result in brown to black colour. The water content in a cargo of formed sulphur ranges between 0.5% and 0.8%. Formed sulphur shows high bulk densities (900 - 1,350 kg/m3) and a low porosity.

Trade Names (Synonyms)
Canadian bright yellow formed sulphur, canadian bright yellow elemental sulphur, brimestone, commercially formed elemental sulphur.

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