cyclopentadiene


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cyclopentadiene

(ˌsaɪkləʊˌpɛntəˈdaɪiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbon obtained in the cracking of petroleum hydrocarbons and the distillation of coal tar: used in the manufacture of plastics and insecticides. Formula: C5H6
Translations
ciclopentadiene
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The three principal raw-material streams to produce HCR are linear C5s such as piperylene and amylene, cyclic C5s such as cyclopentadiene, and aromatic C9 and C10 fractions, heavy in reactive monomers such as styrene.
By activating the compound hafnocene (a complex of hafnium metal ions with cyclopentadiene and chlorine ligands) to react with [N.
For example, in the reaction of cyclopentadiene and acrylonitrile on silica we obtained 62% of the endo adduct and 38% of the exo adduct.