TOLUEN GRADE I
TOLUEN GRADE I
TOLUEN GRADE I is a chemical product and Arena Petro Gas is in position to supply and export it directly from TABRIZ PETROCHEMICAL through its trading services according to the following specification and technical properties.
TOLUEN GRADE I is a chemical product that belongs to the group of aromatic hydrocarbons. It has the molecular formula C6H5CH3 and the CAS number 108-88-3. It is also known as toluene, methylbenzene, or toluol.
Some of the main uses are:
- As a precursor to benzene and xylenes, which are important chemicals for the production of plastics, synthetic fibers, dyes, and pharmaceuticals.
- As a solvent for thinners, paints, lacquers, adhesives, and other organic materials.
- As an additive for gasoline to improve its octane rating and reduce engine knocking.
TOLUEN GRADE I is used in various industries, such as:
- Petrochemical industry, where it produced from crude oil or coal tar and converted to benzene and xylenes.
- Chemical industry, where it uses as a raw material for the synthesis of other organic compounds.
- Paint and coating industry, where it used as a solvent and a thinner for paints and varnishes.
- Printing industry, where it uses as a solvent for inks and toners.
- Automotive industry, where it uses as a gasoline additive and a fuel for racing cars.
According to the website of TABRIZ PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (TPC), TOLUEN GRADE I has the following technical specifications:
- | Color | Pt-Co | Max. 10 |
- | Density at 15°C | g/ml | 0.865 - 0.870 |
- | Purity | wt% | Min. 99.5 |
- | Benzene content | wt% | Max. 0.1 |
- | Non-aromatics content | wt% | Max. 0.5 |
- | Sulphur content | ppm | Max. 1 |
- | Water content | ppm | Max. 200 |
- | Distillation range at 760 mmHg | °C | 110 - 112 |