isobutane

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isobutane

(ī'səbyo͞o`tān): see butanebutane
, C4H10, gaseous alkane, a hydrocarbon that is obtained from natural gas or by refining petroleum. It can be liquefied at room temperature by compression. There are two structural isomers of butane.
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isobutane

[¦ī·sō′byü‚tān]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2CHCH3 A colorless, stable gas, noncorrosive to metals, nonreactive with water; boils at -11.7°C; used as a chemical intermediate, refrigerant, and fuel.
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Eleven examined working fluids can be sorted according to their thermal and exergy efficiencies from high to low performances as cyclohexane, n-hexane, R-113, n-pentane and Iso-pentane, R-245fa, n-butane, Iso-butane, RC-318 and R-236fa, and at last R-227ea.
A hot stream of iso-butane vapour enters towards the bottom of the re-run column to strip HF from the liquid for return as a vapour to the acid settler (D).
dehydrogenation technology offered from CB&I and Clariant's tailor made CATOFIN catalyst to process iso-butane feed for the production of 114,000 metric tons per year of isobutylene.
Iso-Butane Gas (For full capacity of cylinder at Sr.
This suggests that iso-butane collisions with the surface are more elastic and hence, the energy transfer to the surface is less efficient than n-butane.
By boiling off hydrocarbons from the mixed stream of NGLs, individual products such as propane, ethane, butane, iso-butane and pentanes are produced.
Shandong Chengtai Chemical Industry has selected CB&I for the license and engineering design contract of a grassroots iso-butane dehydrogenation unit, which will be constructed in Changyi, Shandong Province, China.
Today Hastings is a leading Appalachian basin supplier of propane, butane, iso-butane and natural gasoline.
The Alkylene unit will be the world's first commercialization of UOP's novel motor fuel alkylation technology, which uses a solid catalyst instead of liquid acid to alkylate C4-olefins with iso-butane.
It is stated that the unit will make use of the CATOFIN dehydrogenation technology offered from CB&I and Clariant's tailor-made CATOFIN catalyst to process feeds containing 165,000 metric tons per year (MTA) of propane and 250,000 MTA of iso-butane for the joint production of propylene and isobutylene.
2 million barrels net Natural Gas Liquids Marketing Products: Ethane, Propane, Normal Butane, Iso-butane, Natural Gasoline Volumes: 195,000 b/d Natural Gas Processing & Treating Plants Locations: Louisiana (10), Texas (8), Oklahoma (8), W.