mesitylene


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mesitylene

[mə′sid·əl·ēn]
(organic chemistry)
C9H12 A colorless fragrant liquid that boils at 164.7°C (328.6°F); it is an aromatic hydrocarbon that is part of the benzene series, and occurs naturally in coal tar or is synthesized from acetone.
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Neurotoxic effect of hemimellitene was more pronounced than that of pseudocumene and mesitylene [16].
The values of BEL for urinary metabolites of hemimelitene and mesitylene were low in comparison to pseudocumene [17].
For an organic solvent, mesitylene (Aldrich, 98%), benzyl ether (Aldrich, 98%) and isopropanol (Aldrich, 99%) and 1-methylimidazole (Acros, 99%) were used for IPN hydrogenation.
Given the solvents with a lower boiling point, mesitylene (163[degrees]C) and 2-propanol (82[degrees]C), the MXDA yield decreased with reaction temperature.
A solution of Ni[([[eta].sup.4]-[C.sub.8][H.sub.12]).sub.2] (0.03 mol [L.sup.-1]) and 1-hexadecylamine (10 equiv) was dissolved in 3mL mesitylene under dry [N.sub.2]; the mixture was heated under stirring to 170[degrees]C for 30 min [23, 24].
G100 is a hydrocarbon-based fuel with high aromatic content, either xylenes or mesitylene, as Swift uses as its primary component.
According to its patent filings and published FAA test data, Swift is a binary blend of mesitylene (also known as trimethylbenzene) and isopentane.
According to the FAA's report, Swift Fuel contains 85 percent mesitylene and 15 percent isopentane, although that ratio may vary.
Swift is a so-called binary composed of 85 percent mesitylene (trimethylbenzene) and 15 percent isopentane.
Because it's composed of a high-boiling point aromatic (mesitylene), Swift fuel's limited fractions evaporate at higher temperatures than avgas does.
Those materials would be treated and fermented to make acetone which would then be dimerized and trimerized to make a binary blend of isopentane and mesitylene, the final fuel.
The acetone would serve as a feedstock to produce two other chemicals: isopentane and mesitylene. A still-to-be-addressed part of the technical challenge is economically separating these desired products from the poorer performing byproducts and driving yield to favor the desired chemicals.