Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Ligroin

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6909

(ligroine, benzine) Any of several saturated petroleum-naphtha fractions boiling in the range 60–135°C (68–275°F), used as solvents. The term benzine is depreciated due to confusion with benzene, and should not be used.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA