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pentane

(pĕn′tān)
C5H12; one of the hydrocarbons of the methane series. It is a product of petroleum distillation.
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EIA defines pentanes plus as "a mixture of hydrocarbons, mostly pentanes and heavier, extracted from natural gas.
The Canadian National Energy Board is projecting a need to import over 180,000 barrels per day of pentanes plus into Canada by 2014.
These have been produced using Oxid technology that overcomes the inherently low solubility of pentanes in polyester polyols and also allows for higher functionality.
For trailers, Bayer found that HFC-134a, HFC-245fa, and an 80/20 cyclo/iso pentane blend each can produce foam properties comparable to HCFC-22.
Construction--"Long term thermal resistance of pentane blown polyisocyanurate laminate boards," Sachchida N.
The heavier hydrocarbons, butanes and pentanes plus will most likely go to the many refineries in the Chicago area.
The heavier hydrocarbon gas liquids like the butanes, pentanes and higher compounds are used in a variety of markets.
The more cost-sensitive polyisocyanurate (PIR) boardsteck insulation sector, primarily for commercial roofing, has gone over to pentanes.
HFC-245fa offers fewer conversion challenges than pentanes or low-boiling blowing agents.
However, pentanes are limited by large upfront conversion costs.
In Dallas, ICI Polyurethanes reported on its most recent study of hydrocarbons, which shows that blends of pentanes can produce rigid polyisocyanurate foams with fire performance similar to foams made with HCFC-141b.