Octene is often used in combination with hexene and pentene
to engineer a host of specific characteristics such as strength, thinness, elasticity and puncture resistance in products ranging from dense and durable plastic for wire coatings, automotive interiors, raincoats and strong garbage bas to low-density, high-quality shopping bags, cling-wrap film and myriad related consumer plastics.
Sasol Olefins and Surfactants is a leading producer of hydrocarbons such as octene, pentene
and hexene for use as chemical intermediates in the production of plasticizer alcohols, polymers, polyethylene, fatty acids, detergent alcohol and lubrication oil additives.
They are ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH), ionomers, polyvinylidene chloride (PVdC) and polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), and polymethyl pentene
This alliance will accelerate worldwide commercialization of Lyondell's previously announced butene isomerization process and CDTECH's pentene
isomerization process and result in a joint development effort aimed at improving these technologies.
polypropylene oxide, polymethyl pentene
(PMP), and polyesters (PET, PBT, PEN), which are not a subject of this review.