Polyalkylated benzenes — production and uses

  • Heinz-Gerhard Franck
  • Jürgen Walter Stadelhofer

Abstract

Petroleum- and coal-derived heavy gasoline fractions with a boiling range of around 160 to 220 °C contain polymethylated benzenes, such as trimethylbenzenes (pseudocumene, mesitylene and hemimellitene), together with the tetramethylated benzenes durene, isodurene and prehnitene. Indane and indene compounds, penta- and hexamethylbenzene and cumene, are also present in these heavy gasoline fraction. (Cumene is predominantly converted to phenol as described in Chapter 5.2).

Keywords

Benzene Epoxy Pyrolysis Fractional Distillation Gasoline 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinz-Gerhard Franck
    • 1
  • Jürgen Walter Stadelhofer
    • 1
  1. 1.Rütgerswerke AGFrankfurt/M 11West Germany

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