This book discusses the applications of higher linear alpha olefins containing 4 to 30 carbon atoms, describes current commercial uses of alpha olefins, and indicates potential new uses. It also documents methods of production and provides physical property and general property data on the olefins.
Table of Contents
1. Commercial Aspects 2. Basic Chemistry 3. Routes to Alpha Oleflns 4. Polyethylene 5. Plasticizers 6. Surfactants: OXO 7. Surfactants: AOS 8. Surfactants: Alkylates 9. Surfactants: Amines 10. Oil Field Applications 11. Fatty Acids 12. Lube Oil Additives 13. Synthetic Lubricants 14. Mercaptans 15. Applications in the Fiber Industries 16. Miscellaneous Uses 17. Toxicology 18. Storage and Handling