A process in which olefinic and carbocyclic petroleum products are converted to high-octane branched-chain alkanes in the presence of hydrogen and a catalyst under pressure and heat.
A manufacturing technique in which high-pressure hydraulic fluid is used to mold a sheet or tube of metal stock by forcing it against the surface of a die.
A process for converting alkenes of low octane numbers into high-octane fuels by applying temperatures and pressures in the presence of hydrogen and a catalyst.
Origin of hydroforming
- hydro- + forming