alpha olefin

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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Diminishing costs of raw materials are also anticipated to encourage the demand for alpha olefin in different end use sectors.
The other layers may contain ethylene alpha olefin copolymers, propylene alpha olefin copolymers, propylene ethylene copolymers, styrene polymers or ionomers.
USPRwire, Mon Nov 25 2013] The alpha olefin market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.
5 million tonnes of mono-ethylene glycol per year and 300,000 tonnes of linear alpha olefin, mostly for export to Asian markets.
As a fully synthetic, poly alpha olefin based compressor lubricant, Typhon SYN100 offers outstanding benefits compared to its conventional mineral oil based counterparts.
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.
BP Canada Chemical Company's $400 million Linear Alpha Olefin (LAO) facility near Joffre, AB officially opened in late May of this year.
Low foaming anionic alpha olefin sulfonates will register above average growth spurred by the introduction of high efficiency washing machines requiring low sudsing detergents.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Alpha Olefin Sulphonate In Tanker For Sbulc
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.