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Related to butyl: Butyl acetate, butyl alcohol, butyl acrylate, Isobutyl


Relating to or being a hydrocarbon unit, C4H9, that can occur as a substituent in an organic compound or as an ion or radical.


(ˈbjuːˌtaɪl; -tɪl)
(Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing any of four isomeric forms of the group C4H9–: butyl rubber.
[C19: from but(yric acid) + -yl]


(ˈbyu tɪl, ˈbyut l)

any of four univalent isomeric groups with the formula C4H9.
[1865–70; but (yric) + -yl]
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Noun1.butyl - a hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
isobutylene - used also in making gasoline components
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The largest investment project yet from Lanxess, its 400 million [euro] 100,000 tonnes capacity butyl rubber plant to be built in Singapore, has been delayed due to the global economic crisis.
Manufacturers commonly make protective garments out of butyl rubber, which blocks vapors and liquids.
Carlisle reports that while the batchwise production of 1000 kg of butyl rubber takes 6 to 8 hours, the same quantity can be produced on the new Berstorff extrusion line in only 1 hour.
InMat calculates that 20-30 microns of its butyl nanocomposite coatings can provide the same air barrier as 1 mm of butyl rubber.
Reuters recently reported that Lyondell Chemical Company CEO Dan Smith revealed during a teleconference last week that the methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) manufacturer has the capability of converting to the production of alternative fuel additives by as early as this summer.
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