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Chromatographia

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 172–174 | Cite as

Gas chromatographic screening of cyclic alcohols as selective solvents for cyclohexane extraction

  • R. K. Kuchhal
  • K. L. Mallik
  • P. L. Gupta
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Summary

Gas chromatography has been employed for screening cyclic alkanols as selective solvents for the extraction of cyclohexane from an aromatic-free cyclohexane-rich fraction (77–81°C). The relative volatilities for close boiling hydrocarbons in all three cyclic alcohol solvents have been compared. Activity coefficient data at infinite dilution for nine binary hydrocarbon systems at 25°C have also been presented.

Keywords

Cyclohexane Cyclohexanol Infinite Dilution Heptanol Extractive Distillation 
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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn, Verlagschesellschaft mbH 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Kuchhal
    • 1
  • K. L. Mallik
    • 1
  • P. L. Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Indian Institute of PetroleumDehra DunIndia

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