Petrochemical Business Product

MTBE (Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether)

MTBE is produced from esterification reaction of Isobutene in C4 Mixture from RFCC with Methanol under catalyst. MTBE is a liquid with unique aroma and transparent color at normal temperature and pressure. It is mainly used in Gasoling Blending Stock (94%) and partially used as a Chemical Feedstock (6%) for producing MMA (methyl Methacrylate).

MTBE (Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether) : Item, Test Method, Sales Spec. Table.
Item Test Method Unit Specifications
Purity ASTM D5441 wt% Min. 98.0
Methanol ASTM D5441 wt% Max. 0.3
Tert Butyl Alcohol (TBA) ASTM D5441 wt% Max. 1.0
Di-isobutylene (DIB) ASTM D5441 wt% Max. 1.0
Water ASTM D6304 wtppm Max. 500
C4's & Others ASTM D5441 wt% Max. 1.0
Sulfur ASTM D5453 wtppm Max. 10
Benzene ASTM D7504 wtppm Report
Toluene ASTM D7504 wtppm Report
o-Xylene ASTM D7504 wtppm Report
m-Xylene ASTM D7504 wtppm Report
p-Xylene ASTM D7504 wtppm Report