mesitylene


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me·sit·y·lene

 (mə-sĭt′l-ēn′)
n.
An aromatic hydrocarbon, C9H12, occurring in petroleum and coal tar or synthesized from acetone and used as a solvent and synthetic intermediate.

mesitylene

(mɪˈsɪtɪˌliːn; ˈmɛsɪtɪˌliːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid that occurs in crude petroleum; 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene. Formula: C6H3(CH3)3
[C19: from mesityl, from mesite, from New Latin mesita, from Greek mesitēs mediator + -ene]
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2]O and hydrochloric acid (36-38%) at room temperature until the solution became transparent, then mesitylene was added.
The next heavier aromatic, xylene or C8, comes in three differently shaped isomers and so does the next heavier one, mesitylene or C9.
Viscosities, densities and speeds of sound of binary mixtures of benzene, toluene, o-xylene, m-xylene, p-xylene and mesitylene with anisole at 288.
Viscosities, densities, speeds of sound and refractive indices of binary mixtures of o-xylene, m-xylene, p-xylene, ethylbenzene and mesitylene with 1-decanol at 298.
The aldol condensation of acetone affords a variety of dimers such as diacetone alcohol and mesityl oxide and trimers including phorone, isophorone, semiphorone, triacetone alcohol, 2,2,6,6-tetramethyltetrahydropyran-4-one, and mesitylene.
They are very soluble in a variety of common organic solvents including toluene, xylene, mesitylene and methylene chloride.
The Swift process converts acetone into mesitylene or tri-methylbenzene, the primary constituent of its fuel, so it depends on cheap acetone to make the conversion economic.
Indeed, some processes to produce MXDA were disclosed using m-xylene, pseudocumene, mesitylene, ethylbenzene, methylpyridine, benzonitrile, m-tolunitrile, isopropanol, MXDA and cyanopyridine (Kurek, 1984; Nakamura et al.
According to its patent filings and published FAA test data, Swift is a binary blend of mesitylene (also known as trimethylbenzene) and isopentane.