HF akylation

HF akylation

[¦āch¦ef ‚al·kə′lā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Petroleum refinery alkylation process in which olefins (C3, C4, C5) are reacted with isobutane in the presence of hydrofluoric acid catalyst.
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