neohexane alkylation

neohexane alkylation

[¦nē·ō′hek‚sān ‚al·kə′lā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A noncatalytic petroleum-refinery alkylation process that forms neohexane from a feed of ethylene and isobutane.
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