Cumene


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Cu´mene


n.1.(Chem.) A colorless oily hydrocarbon, C6H5.C3H7, obtained by the distillation of cuminic acid; - called also cumol.
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The main products involved in the petrochemical industry are benzene, propylene, ethylene, toluene, xylene, styrene, and cumene and the various dominant regions are Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceania, Africa etc.
Sumitomo Chemicals PO production technology is based on a PO-only process in which, with cumene recycling, PO alone is manufactured without accompanying by-products.
The report Benzene Market & Its Derivatives (Ethylbenzene, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Nitrobenzene, and Alkylbenzene) Market by Application & Geography Trends and Forecasts to 2018, defines and segments the benzene & its derivatives market with analysis and forecasting of the consumption volume and value.
id=162381860 Ethylbenzene the Biggest and Cumene the Fastest Growing Benzene Derivative Markets Benzene is a major feedstock to manufacture ethylbenzene, which was at the forefront in terms of volumetric consumption in 2012, mainly driven by the growing demand of styrene.
USPRwire, Wed Mar 23 2016] GlobalData's new report, "Cumene Industry Outlook in France to 2019 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants", provides in-depth coverage of France's Cumene industry and presents major market trends.
The Pasadena facility, which began operations in 1979, manufactures cumene.
The Pasadena facility, which began operations in 1979, manufactures cumene, which is used in the production of phenol, acetone and alpha-methylstyrene, all of which are building blocks for a range of everyday products, including plywood and oriented strand board, engineered plastics, pharmaceuticals, paints, acrylics and varnishes.
Increasing demand for benzene for the production of prominent derivatives including ethyl benzene and Cumene among others is the key factor driving growth in global benzene market.
Three substances have been added as reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens: 1-bromopropane, used as a cleaning solvent and spray adhesive; cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke; and the wood preservative mixture pentachlorophenol.
Furthermore, the aromatics plant will also produce mixed xylenes like toluene, orthoxylene and meta-xylene from the integrated BTX units, as well as cumene, glycols, phenol, export LPG and light naphtha.
This standard has been reformulated to include cumene, which was added to the USP Class 2 list in August 2013, and allows labs to successfully detect and quantify solvent residues in compliance with the latest USP <467> guidelines.
The study by market research institute Ceresana pointed out that its direct applications include production of important chemicals such as propylene oxide, acrylonitrile, cumene, butyraldehyde and acrylic acid, besides the plastic polypropylene.