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Paraxylene

Definition Paraxylene is one of the three DimethylBenzene isomers and therefore belongs to the Aromatics family, so called BTX where X stands for Xylene. Paraxylene is also called P-Xylene or even PX. Paraxylene is a colorless liquid. Comments Paraxylene is obtained by the distillation of camphor with zincchloride. Then Paraxylene can be oxidized to form Purified …

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“PTA”

Definition: “PTA” is the acronym of Purified Terephthalic Acid. Comment: Modern technologies produce PTA by the catalytic liquid-phase oxidation of Para-Xylene (PX) in acetic acid, which is done in the presence of air and uses manganese or cobalt acetate as a catalyst. PTA is purified in a crystallizer, where unreacted xylene and water are flashed off. …

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Qurain Al-Jubail $1.2 billion PET project to get clear soon

Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC) was established by the Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) to implement the Kuwait Petroleum Company’s (KPC) strategy to encourage more the private sector in major petrochemical projects in Kuwait. and in the region. QPIC is focusing on chemical and petrochemical products and related by-products. In Saudi Arabia, QPIC would lead the development of the integrated polyethylene …

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