sebacic acid


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se·bac·ic acid

 (sĭ-băs′ĭk, -bā′sĭk)
n.
A white crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C10H18O4, used in the manufacture of certain synthetic resins and fibers, various plasticizers, and polymers.

[From sebaceous (so called because it was originally obtained from melted suet).]

sebacic acid

(sɪˈbæsɪk; -ˈbeɪ-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for decanedioic acid

se•bac′ic ac′id

(sɪˈbæs ɪk, -ˈbeɪ sɪk)
n.
a crystalline, slightly water-soluble, dibasic acid, C10H18O4, used chiefly in the manufacture of plasticizers and resins.
[1780–90; sebac (eous) + -ic]
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Noun1.sebacic acid - a dicarboxylic acid used to make resins
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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As forward integration of its soon-to-be-commissioned sebacic acid project in the Duqm free zone of the country, Sebacic Oman has proposed the construction a bio-based nylon project.
Muscat: A major project to produce 30,000 tonnes of sebacic acid per annum in the Duqm free zone will be commissioned next month.
Sebacic Oman plans to build a bio-based nylon project as forward integration of its soon-to-be-commissioned sebacic acid project in the Duqm free zone of the sultanate, said a report.
Sebacic Oman SAOC plans to build a bio-based nylon project as forward integration of its soon-to-be-commissioned sebacic acid project in the Duqm free zone in Oman.
The promoters of 'Little India' project are also associated with Sebacic Oman setting up the world's largest plant for sebacic acid in Duqm.
The project, which is a 100 per cent export-oriented unit, will have a capacity to produce 30,000 tonnes of Sebacic acid per year and will be commissioned by the end of 2017.
Local contracting firm Al Duqm Global Construction has been awarded the main contract to undertake the construction of Oman's first sebacic acid plant at the Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
The containers, which were loaded with project equipment for Sebacic Oman, soon to become the world's largest Sebacic Acid plant in Duqm, originated from China and were transshipped via another regional port.
Building the total productive value-chain for operations ranging from cultivation of castor oil plant seeds to integrated production of castor oil, sebacic acid and nylon resin project.
The investment, envisaged in three phases over a ten-year timeframe, would result in the establishment of one of the worldEe's largest complexes dedicated to the production of an array of products derived from sebacic acid, which itself is extracted from castor oil.
A'Duqm, Oct 26 (ONA) The Special Economic Zone in a' Duqm (SEZD) celebrated today the laying of the foundation stone for RO24 million Sebacic Oman Refinery Company for the production of Sebacic Acid which is the first project of its kind in the Middle East.