feedstock feedstock  /ˈfid ˌstɑk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the raw material that is required for some industrial process

Usage(s):

  1. In 1978, some 400 tons of uranium oxide, the basic feedstock in producing enriched uranium, was secretly obtained from Niger, with the connivance of Libya.
  2. We've had some success in this area with Libyans getting ready to give up - they did give up their nuclear materials, their centrifuges, weapons design, uranium feedstock.

News

  1. Company Profile for Calysta Energy

    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calysta Energy, Inc. is developing a biological gas-to-liquids™ (BioGTL™) and biological gas-to-chemicals (BioGTC™) technology using methane – an energy-rich component of natural gas – as a new feedstock for high value industrial chemicals and transportation fuels with cost and performance advantages over current processes. Company: Calysta Energy Headquarters Address: 1140 O ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. NREL Teams with Navy, Private Industry to Make Jet Fuel from Switchgrass

    As one of 4 biorefinery projects funded recently by Energy Department, NREL is partnering with Cobalt Technologies, U.S. Navy, and Show Me Energy Cooperative to demonstrate that jet fuel can be made economically and in large quantities from renewable biomass feedstock such as switchgrass. Results will help determine whether process is ready for commercial scale. If so, U.S. Department of ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. New Release: Titanium Feedstock Annual Review 2013 – Comprehensive Review of Global Titanium Feedstock Sector by ...

    TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the 2013 edition of the Titanium Feedstock Annual Review. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10783690.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "With this green light, USDA is surging ahead on our work to provide support to feedstock producers, biofuel refiners and infrastructure installers, such as blender pumps, to ensure that all the pieces of the ethanol supply chain are ready to supply...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Tom Vilsack Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Though our trade has been focused on the exchange of valuable commodities, raw materials and feedstock, we believe true potential benefits lie in the expansion of value-added trade," Zuma said in India yesterday.
    on Jun 3, 2010 By: Jacob Zuma Source: Times LIVE

  3. "Siluria is pursuing one of the grand challenges of the petrochemical industry. The knock-on effects in the petrochemical value chain would be profound - just like previous feedstock shifts, wood to coal in the 19th century, and coal to oil in the...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Bill Joy Source: Chemical Online.com (press release)

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