Posts Tagged ‘Para-Xylene’

Polyester

Definition Polyester is a generic name referring to polymers made of repeated units of an ester molecule under the COO form. Polyester is produced by reaction of carbonated acids (Terephthalic acids) with alcohols (dihydric alcohols) and elimination of water. Comments These polymeric groups of repeated ester units can form long […]

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Paraxylene

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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$4 billion Reliance Jamnagar Refinery Coke gasification: PMS contract awarded

Fluor wins the Project Management Services Contract Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is converting a part of the fuel production for export into petrochemical added value products. In that purpose, RIL has awarded a contract to Fluor to provide project management services (PMS) for its refining and petrochemical projects to be executed […]

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“PTA”

Definition: “PTA” is the acronym of Purified Terephthalic Acid. Comment: Modern technologies produce PTA by the catalytic liquid-phase oxidation of Para-Xylene (PX) in acetic acid, which is done in the presence of air and uses manganese or cobalt acetate as a catalyst. PTA is purified in a crystallizer, where unreacted xylene […]

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