alpha olefin


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alpha olefin

[′al·fə ′ō·lə‚fən]
(organic chemistry)
An olefin where the unsaturation (double bond) is at the alpha position, that is, between the two end carbons of the carbon chain.
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Al-Karna, which takes its name from an ancient Qatari village and refers to a "water well", comprise a steam cracker, a mono ethylene glycol plant, a linear alpha olefin unit and an oxo alcohol unit.
5 million tonnes of mono-ethylene glycol per year and 300,000 tonnes of linear alpha olefin, mostly for export to Asian markets, an official statement said.
Exact Plastomers (ethylene alpha olefin copolymers) are highlighted in this six-page, four-color, fold-out brochure.
Traditional metallocene elastomers, such as Dow's Engage, are random copolymers of ethylene and an alpha olefin.
NKNH will become one of the major Russian manufacturers of detergent intermediates such as alpha olefin sulphonates, LABS and ethoxylated fatty alcohol sulphates, most of which are not yet available in Russia.
BP Canada Chemical Company's $400 million Linear Alpha Olefin (LAO) facility near Joffre, AB officially opened in late May of this year.
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com/research/kq6czc/pour_point) has announced the addition of the "Pour Point Depressants Market by Chemistry (polyalkylmethacrylates, styrene esters, ethylene co vinyl acetate, poly alpha olefin, and others), by End User (Lubricant Industry and Oil & Gas Industry) & by region - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020" report to their offering.
Some ASA's are made by heating an alpha olefin with maleic anhydride, For other ASA's, the alpha olefin is first isomerized to a mixture of linear internal olefins, which is then combined with maleic anhydride to make a mixture of ASA's having a lower pour point than an ASA made directly from an alpha olefin.
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Al-Karna, which takes its name from an ancient Qatari village, and which refers to a "water well", would comprise of a steam cracker, a mono ethylene glycol plant, a linear alpha olefin unit and an oxo alcohol unit.
Keywords: Polyethylene and at least one alpha olefin having at least three carbon atoms and a coupling amount of poly(sulfonyl azide).