methyl tertiary butyl ether

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methyl tertiary butyl ether

[¦meth·əl ¦tər·shē‚er·ē ¦byüd·əl ′ē·thər]
(organic chemistry)
CH3OC(CH3)3 A volatile, flammable, colorless liquid, with a boiling point of 55°C (131°F) and a terpene-like odor, originally used in gasoline as an octane enhancer and lead substitute, more recently used to reduce engine exhaust emissions. Abbreviated MTBE.
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According to a report, " Isobutene Market Analysis Report By Product (Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether, Ethyl Tert-Butyl Ether), By Application (Automotive, Aerospace, Antioxidants, Pharmaceuticals), And Segment Forecasts 2016 - 2024 ", published by Grand View Research, Inc.,The global isobutene market is expected to reach USD 30.71 billion by 2024, Regulatory policies aimed at carcinogenicity of petrochemicals to have a huge impact on industry dynamics and product development sources.
Expansion of the current methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) storage and blending platform, including a dedicated cross-channel MTBE line serving vessels being loaded at Pasadena's North Docks.
The first plant will have a capacity to produce 215,000 t/yr of C4 fractionation products, including 90,000 t/yr of butadiene (BD), 70,000 t/yr of tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA), 40,000 t/yr of 1-butene and 15,000 t/yr of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE).
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Propionaldehyde and methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) had two of the strongest positive associations with ASD diagnosis.
When complete, the new liquid fuels terminal will have capacity of 2.1 million barrels and a working capacity of 1.7 million barrels of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and methyl tert-butyl ether to supply the central region of Mexico.
Asked about domestic gasoline production, Kazemi said, "Around 62 million liters of gasoline is produced in our refineries daily and 2 ml/d of methyl tert-butyl ether is added to the output to raise its octane number." Higher octane levels indicate better quality in fuels.
Some of these changes are dramatic; such as the removal of tetraethyl lead and methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) from gasoline, but most are more subtle and gradual in nature.
MTBE (Methyl tert-butyl ether) is used as an additive in gasoline to reduce engine 'knocking'.
Fuel products such as benzene, toluene ethyl benzene, and xylenes (BTEX) and fuel additives such as methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) are among the organic pollutants commonly detected in water resources.
By Santhosh V Perumal/Business Reporter Qatar Fuel Additives Company (Qafac), a subsidiary of Industries Qatar, is planning to enhance the production of MTBE (methyl tert-butyl ether), a gasoline additive, in Mesaieed and Ras Laffan due to increasing demand for cleaner fuel.
The Rabigh expansion packages secured by Korea's GS are CP3 and CP4, and involve plants for the production of ethylene-vinylacetate, low density polyethylene and ethylene propylene, methyl tert-butyl ether and methyl methacrylate.