1st Petrochemicals Division Main Product and Specification

 Product

Capacity

Spec.

 Property

Application

Benzene

C6H6

696 KMTA

Detail Data

A slightly sweet -smelling liquid. Liquid--clear, colorless to light yellow. It is soluble in water.

Benzene is used in the manufacture of plastics, detergents, pesticides, and other chemicals.

Para-Xylene

C6H4(CH3)2

823 KMTA

Detail Data

Para -xylene is 1,4-dimethylbenzene. Clear, colorless liquid. Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol, ether, acetone, and benzene.

Synthesis of terephthalic acid for polyester resins and fibers, vitamin and pharmaceutical
syntheses, insecticides.

Ortho-Xylene

C6H4(CH3)2

242 KMTA

Detail Data

Ortho -xylene is 1,2-dimethylbenzene. Clear, colorless liquid. Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol, ether, acetone, and benzene.

Manufacture of synthetic dyes, phthalic anhydride, pharmecuticals , insecticides, and solvents.