What is hydrogenation? What is its industrial application?

Discussion in 'CBSE Class 10 Chemistry Help' started by Vinila Choudary, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. Vinila Choudary

    Vinila Choudary Active Member

    Addition of hydrogen to unsaturated hydrocarbons in presence of a catalyst such as nickel or palladium to form saturated hydrocarbons is called hydrogenation.
    The process of hydrogenation is used in industry to convert vegetable oils to vanaspatighee.

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