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alkylate

 [al´kĭ-lāt]
to cause the substitution of an alkyl group for an active hydrogen atom in an organic compound; see also alkylating agents.

alkylate

(al′kĭ-lāt″)
1. To introduce one or more alkyl groups into a compound.
2. To provide therapy with an alkylating agent.
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The company hasn't revealed the G100UL formulation yet but says it's made of conventional alkylate basestock with additional components that include some aromatics.
Alkylate octane obtained through the K-SAAT process is higher compared to other liquid and solid acid alkylation processes under a wide range of process conditions," he said.
Global demand for motor fuels continues to rise while stricter environmental standards and oxygenate blend requirements for gasoline place a premium on clean burning fuels and blendstocks such as alkylate.
KBR's K-SAAT process is a highly adaptable technology that produces a more cost effective, higher quality alkylate than conventional liquid acid catalysts or other solid acid catalysts.
The Phillips alkylation process used at the Lytton plant uses hydrofluoric acid as a catalyst to combine light hydrocarbons that are too volatile for use in gasoline in a reactor to form alkylate, a high-octane blending agent to produce unleaded gasoline.