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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Alcohol Ether Sulfates are generally manufacturer through ethoxylation of fatty alcohols that further proceeds through sulfonation reaction of ester of acids followed by the neutralization with the salt.
Both 1-4 dioxane and ethylene oxide are by-products of the ethoxylation process, which is a method used to make certain agents less harsh by reacting them with ethylene oxide.
Ethoxylation, Glycol ethers, Ethanolamine and MDEA will be produced at the factory.
Ethoxylation is a common process used to generate a range of products for emulsification and wetting, including etho-xylated alcohols, carboxylic acids and esters.
The firm earlier announced the withdrawal of ethoxylation production at the site during the first quarter of 2016.
The pair unveiled the agreement on the deal, which covers Huntsman's ethoxylation facility in Lavera, France, on 10 April.
As part of the agreement, Huntsman has sold to Wilmar its ethoxylation facility in Lavera, France.
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).