meta-xylene

meta-xylene

[¦med·ə ′zī‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
1,3-C6H4(CH3)2 A flammable, toxic liquid; insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and ether; boils at 139°C; used as an intermediate for dyes, a chemical intermediate, and a solvent, and in insecticides and aviation fuel.
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The methyl acrylate industry is observing a steady growth owing to the high demand from various sectors, such as plastics, textiles, and coatings which use meta-xylene during production.
Mitsubishi's MX-Nylon is a meta-xylene diamine polyamide that, according to Foster officials, offers "excellent mechanical and barrier properties for molded components and devices, and medical packaging applications.
Furthermore, the aromatics plant will also produce mixed xylenes like toluene, orthoxylene and meta-xylene from the integrated BTX units, as well as cumene, glycols, phenol, export LPG and light naphtha.
MXDA has been manufactured by ammoxidation of pure meta-xylene into isophthalonitrile, followed by hydrogenation of the nitrile in the presence of ammonia using a nickel catalyst or other metallic catalyst under high temperature and pressures.
The complex uses the Cyclar process and produces 350,000yt/y of benzene, 300,000 t/y of paraxylene, 45,000 t/y of orthoxylene and about 35,000 t/y of meta-xylene.
In this case, a file containing the spectra of ozone, benzene, toluene, 2-butanone (MEK), and ortho-, para-, and meta-xylene was first created by metering known concentrations of each compound in a stream of air flowing through the instrument's absorption cell.
UOP technology boosting meta-xylene capacity to meet growing global demand
Analysts forecast the Global Meta-xylene market to grow at a CAGR of 4.
New unit to double meta-xylene capacity for South Korean customer
One of the most significant adsorptive separation processes developed by Kulprathipanja is Honeywell's UOP MX Sorbex (TM) process for highly efficient and selective recovery of high-purity meta-xylene (m-xylene), a feedstock used in the manufacture of polyester fibers and resins for food packaging, films and advanced composites.
The complex uses the Cyclar process and produces 350,000 t/y of benzene, 300,000 t/y of paraxylene, 45,000 t/y of orthoxylene and 35,000 t/y of meta-xylene.
The specific End-use segments analyzed are Para-Xylene (PX), Ortho-Xylene (OX), Meta-Xylene / Solvents, and Gasoline.