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Definition Paraxylene is one of the three DimethylBenzene isomers and therefore belongs to the Aromatics family, so called BTX where X stands for Xylene. Paraxylene is also called P-Xylene or even PX. Paraxylene is a colorless liquid. Comments Paraxylene is obtained by the distillation of camphor with zincchloride. Then Paraxylene can […]

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Definition: The “Aromatics” are so called because of their specific perfumed smell. The most well known “Aromatics” are the “Benzene”, the “Toluene”, the “Xylene”. For that reasons the “Aromatics” are also named as “BTX”. Comment: The “Aromatics” are produced from mainly from oil and a few from coal by distillation and then […]

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