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A flammable gaseous alkene, C3H6, derived from petroleum hydrocarbon cracking and used in organic synthesis. Also called propene.


(Elements & Compounds) another name for propene
[C19: from propyl + -ene]


(ˈproʊ pəˌlin)
a colorless, flammable gas, C3H6, of the olefin series: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
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Noun1.propylene - a flammable gas obtained by cracking petroleum; used in organic synthesis
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Produced commercially from propylene oxide, propylene glycol is today used in a lot of applications worldwide.
Patent 9,074,062 (July 7, 2015), "Process for Preparing High Melt Strength Propylene Polymers," Umasankar Satpathy and Ajit Behari Mathur (Reliance Industries Ltd.
com/research/pjn6zf/asiapacific) has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer Market by Application by Geography - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering.
The plant is planned to have an annual production capacity of approximately 475,000 metric tons of propylene.
UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced today that China commissioned its second unit to produce propylene, a key ingredient in plastics, using its C3 Oleflex process technology.
com)-- Direct applications of propylene include, besides the plastic polypropylene, production of important chemicals such as propylene oxide, acrylonitrile, cumene, butyraldehyde, and acrylic acid.
About 85 million tonnes of propylene, the second most important petrochemical feedstock, were consumed worldwide last year, according to a recent study.
The report, Propylene Industry Outlook in the US to 2017 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants provides an in-depth coverage of The US Propylene industry.
However, the surprise has been the surge in use of shale gas in the US during the past few years, which could ultimately have the greatest impact on the global co-products market -- in particular propylene (C3), 60 per cent of which goes into polypropylene (PP) production.
The award recognized an innovative propylene recovery project that went beyond regulatory requirements.
The 2005 World Light Olefins Analysis studies the global ethylene and propylene markets for the years 1999-2009, and identifies three areas as significant strategic issues currently facing light olefins and derivatives producers, including Middle East build-up of ethylene and derivative capacity; changes in the competitive position of the North American ethylene industry; and future propylene supply uncertainty.
Contributing factors: Propylene monomer rose 2[cent] in March and 2[cent] again in April to approach a record high level.