ethyl amine


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ethyl amine

[′eth·əl ′am‚ēn]
(organic chemistry)
A colorless liquid, boiling at 15°C, water-soluble; used as a solvent, as a dye intermediate, and in organic synthesis. Also known as aminoethane; ethamine.
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While tri-ethyl amine (TEA) is the most commonly used catalyst gas, di-methyl, ethyl amine (DMEA), and di-methyl, isopropyl amine (DMIPA) can yield improvements in gassing efficiency and gas/purge cycle times.
It is used to manufacture a range of chemical derivatives such as ethyl acetate, acetaldehyde, ethyl acrylate and ethyl amine.