ethoxylation


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ethoxylation

[e‚thäk·sə′lā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A catalytic process which involves the direct addition of ethylene oxide to an alkyl phenol or to an aliphatic alcohol.
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Comments: T-Det A 267 NR is a fatty alcohol ethoxylate produced using Harcros' patented Narrow Range Ethoxylation Technology.
The firm earlier announced the withdrawal of ethoxylation production at the site during the first quarter of 2016.
Acquisition of sparkling wells and nonylphenol polyethoxylated with 16 and 40 degree of ethoxylation.
The pair unveiled the agreement on the deal, which covers Huntsman's ethoxylation facility in Lavera, France, on 10 April.
are based on ethoxylation of an alcohol or other hydrophobic moiety.
Product research over the past 5 to 6 decades have yielded methods of chemically altering surfactants to create larger micelles, including ethoxylation and, more recently, pegylation using polyethylene glycol.
NPE are commonly produced by alkaline-catalyzed ethoxylation of the NPs and this method usually results in a Poisson distribution of the ethoxylated groups length (20), (25).
All the surfactants were elhoxylated fatty alcohols, with various lengths of hydrophobic chains and various ethoxylation degrees.
The Surfynol 400 Series consists of four products of varying levels of ethoxylation, offering a broad range of performance.
Specialty chemical company Clariant will build an ethoxylation plant in Dayabay, south of Guangzhou, China.
1,4-dioxane is a byproduct of ethoxylation, "a cheap short-cut companies use to provide mildness to harsh ingredients," explains the Organic Consumers Association.