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Hexene-1
Hexene-1
Hexene-1 Price Trends
C6H12
95%; 99%; and research grade.
1-Hexene imparts tear resistance and other desirable properties to polyethylene, making its major use as a comonomer in the production of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE). It is also employed as solvent; paint thinner; chemical reaction medium; and in the synthesis of flavors, perfumes, dyes and resins.
Linear aldehyde heptanal.
1
Petrochemicals
1
4
1
99
Hexene (a.k.a. Hexenes) refers to a group of alkene isomers with molecular formula C6H12. The most important Hexene is 1-Hexene, which is largely employed as a comonomer in the production of polymers. 1-Hexene is a clear colorless liquid with a petroleum like odor, soluble in most organic solvents but insoluble in water. Hexenes, excluding 1-Hexene, are produced from the dehydration of their respective hexanol. Obtained mainly by wax cracking in the past, currently, 1-Hexene is most commonly manufactured via ethylene oligomerization.
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Intratec provides Hexene-1 prices in several countries, as follows:
<ul> <li><b>North America:</b> benzene (USA); ethylene (USA); ethylene dichloride (USA); ethylene glycol (USA); methanol (USA); paraxylene (USA); propylene (USA); styrene (USA); terephthalic acid (USA); vinyl chloride (USA)</li> <li><b>Western Europe:</b> benzene (Netherlands); ethylene (Belgium); ethylene dichloride (Germany); ethylene glycol (Belgium); methanol (Netherlands); paraxylene (Netherlands); propylene (Germany); styrene (Netherlands); terephthalic acid (Germany); vinyl chloride (United Kingdom)</li> <li><b>North Asia:</b> benzene (China); ethylene (China); ethylene dichloride (China); ethylene glycol (China); methanol (China); paraxylene (South Korea); propylene (China); styrene (China); terephthalic acid (China); vinyl chloride (Japan)</li> <li><b>South Asia & Oceania:</b> benzene (Thailand); ethylene (Indonesia); ethylene dichloride (Thailand); ethylene glycol (Singapore); methanol (India); paraxylene (Malaysia); propylene (Indonesia); styrene (India); terephthalic acid (Thailand); vinyl chloride (India)</li> <li><b>Central & South America:</b> benzene (Brazil); ethylene (Brazil); ethylene glycol (Brazil); methanol (Brazil); paraxylene (Brazil); propylene (Brazil); styrene (Brazil); terephthalic acid (Brazil); vinyl chloride (Colombia)</li> <!-- <li><b>Africa:</b> ethylene (Morocco); ethylene glycol (South Africa); styrene (South Africa); terephthalic acid (South Africa)</li>--> <li><b>Middle East:</b> benzene (Saudi Arabia); ethylene (Saudi Arabia); ethylene dichloride (Saudi Arabia); ethylene glycol (Saudi Arabia); methanol (Saudi Arabia); paraxylene (Saudi Arabia); propylene (Saudi Arabia); styrene (Saudi Arabia); terephthalic acid (Saudi Arabia); vinyl chloride (Saudi Arabia).</li> </ul>
Note for Data: Jan 2007 = 100

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About Hexene-1. Hexene (a.k.a. Hexenes) refers to a group of alkene isomers with molecular formula C6H12. The most important Hexene is 1-Hexene, which is largely employed as a comonomer in the production of polymers. 1-Hexene is a clear colorless liquid with a petroleum like odor, soluble in most organic solvents but insoluble in water. Hexenes, excluding 1-Hexene, are produced from the dehydration of their respective hexanol. Obtained mainly by wax cracking in the past, currently, 1-Hexene is most commonly manufactured via ethylene oligomerization.

Commercial Grades. 95%; 99%; and research grade.

Uses. 1-Hexene imparts tear resistance and other desirable properties to polyethylene, making its major use as a comonomer in the production of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE). It is also employed as solvent; paint thinner; chemical reaction medium; and in the synthesis of flavors, perfumes, dyes and resins.

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Derivatives. Linear aldehyde heptanal.

Chemical Formula. C6H12

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