Orthoxylene


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Or`tho`xy´lene


n.1.(Chem.) That variety of xylene (C6H4(CH3)2) in which the two methyl groups are in the ortho position; a colorless, liquid, combustible hydrocarbon resembling benzene.
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5% shareholder of PT Trans Pacific Petrochemical Indotama (TPPI) which produces paraxylene, benzenem toluene and orthoxylene.
Tenders are invited for Invitation in two bids for supply of paint r/m airdrying matt orthoxylene.
It will have an annual capacity to produce 500,000 tons of Paraxylene (PX), 341,000 tons of benzene, 75,000 tons of toluene and 80,000 tons of orthoxylene.
The aromatics plant was designed to use technology from UOP of the US and was to produce 450,000-500,000 t/y of paraxylene, 150,000 t/y of benzene, about 150,000 t/y of toluene and 150,000 t/y of orthoxylene.
The aromatic center of TPPI will have an annual capacity to produce 500,000 tons of paraxylene, 207,000 tons of benzene, 100,000 tons of toluene and 120,000 tons of orthoxylene.
The aromatic center will have an annual capacity to produce 500,000 tons of paraxylene (PX), 207,000 tons of benzene, 100,000 tons of toluene and 120,000 tons of orthoxylene (OX), in addition to 335,000 tons of reformate, 1.
Apart from ethylene and propylene, the company will produce benzene (350,000 tons/year), toluene (75,000 tons/year), paraxylene (500,000 tons/year), orthoxylene (80,000 tons.