Distillation cuts

Also known as: distillation fractions, straight run streams

Distillation cuts are the output streams from a distillation tower.

They are called "cuts" because they are the result of separating the crude oil into its constituent parts based on the different temperatures at which they evaporate and condense (e.g., cut points).

The typical distillation cuts coming from atmospheric distillation and vacuum distillation are:

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