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Ethylbenzene, is followed by cumene, cyclohexane and nitrobenzene, in terms of volume consumption of benzene, globally.
Cumene is mainly used to manufacture phenol and acetone, and is therefore also a precursor for bisphenol A, phenolic resins, caprolactam, and methyl methacrylate.
The second largest sales market propylene is the production of propylene oxide, followed by the manufacturing of acrylonitrile, butyraldehyde, cumene, and acrylic acid, according to Ceresana.
Cumene is a precursor to the production of phenol and bisphenol A and polycarbonate, and nearly ten million annual tonnes of cumene capacity have been licensed by Badger and its predecessor companies since the technology was introduced in 1995.
Studies on cumene synthesis have also been reported on zeolite beta with various modifications (Perego et al.
This Saudi private venture, together with Phenolchemie of Germany, Herdilia Chemicals of India and other investors, has a 260,000t/y cumene plant in Yanbu' on stream since early 2000.
The new heat exchanger will be applied to increase plant capacity for condensing cumene from petroleum.
Various industries use benzene to make other chemicals, such as styrene (for styrofoam and other plastics), cumene (for various resins), and cyclohexane (for nylon synthetic fibers).
aliphatic) hydrocarbons such as ethylene, propylene, and butylene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbon and/or (2) manufacturing cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, styrene, xylene, ethyl benzene, and cumene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbons.
The present report is an essential resource for one looking for detailed information on the world Cumene market.
Direct applications include, besides the plastic polypropylene, chemicals such as propylene oxide, acrylonitrile, cumene, butyraldehyde and acrylic acid.