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n.1.(Chem.) A hydrocarbon obtained by decomposition of certain piperidine derivatives.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Cray Valley's Wingtack family of tackifying resins has been manufactured with piperylene (a volatile hydrocarbon that is a byproduct of ethylene production) as a primary source.
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.
The infrared spectrum of copolymer films shows that a double bond is found to be in position 2,3 of the piperylene chains.