cetrimonium bromide

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cetrimonium bromide

[‚se·trə′mōn·ē·əm ′brō‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3(CH2)15N(CH3)3Br Crystals with a melting point of 237-243°C; soluble in alcohol, water, and sparingly in acetone; used as a cationic detergent, antiseptic, and precipitant for nucleic acids and mucopolysaccharides.
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Flotation test samples 1 along with dodecylamine (DDA), Cetyl trimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) and especially 4/1 ammonium salts (DTAL) have been used as collectors, reagents inorganic SEL, 360 ppm, which is used as a reducer and additive that altogether perform the practice of removing mud in the pH range between 6 to 7.
1- In desilication of disturbing factors of flotation, from among the diasporic bauxite ore whose pH range is between 6 and 7, 1/4 ammonium salts (DTAL) is the best choice as compared to the dodecylamine and Cetyl trimethylammonium bromide.