phenol process

phenol process

[′fē‚nȯl ‚prä·səs]
(chemical engineering)
A single-solvent petroleum-refining process in which phenol is the selective solvent.
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CEPSA Chemical (Shanghai) will use UOP s Phenol process to produce high quality phenol and by-product acetone, key building blocks for polycarbonate plastics used in construction and automobile production.
The plant is to utilise UOP C3 Oleflex process technology to convert propane to propylene, a substance used in the production of materials including films and packaging, and the UOP Q-Max and UOP Phenol process technologies will be integrated to convert cumene to phenol, a building block for materials like plastic and nylon.
L] values at different initial phenol concentration, shown in Table 3, were all in the range of 0-1, which confirms the favourable adsorption of the phenol process in the studied concentration range.
KBR's phenol process is a benchmark in the industry and has been on the leading-edge of phenol technology for more than 60 years," said John Derbyshire, President, KBR Technology.