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Styrene

  1. Denis H. James1,
  2. William M. Castor2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a25_329.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

James, D. H. and Castor, W. M. 2011. Styrene. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dow Chemical, Freeport, Texas 77 541, United States

  2. 2

    Dow Chemical, Freeport, Texas 77 541, United States

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Physical Properties
3.Chemical Properties
4.Production
4.1.Catalytic Dehydrogenation of Ethylbenzene
4.1.1.Reaction Mechanisms
4.1.2.Adiabatic Dehydrogenation
4.1.3.Isothermal Dehydrogenation
4.1.4.Distillation of Crude Styrene
4.1.5.Oxidative Hydrogen Removal
4.2.Styrene - Propylene Oxide Process
4.3.Styrene from Butadiene
4.4.Styrene from Toluene
4.5.Styrene from Pyrolysis Gasoline
5.Quality and Testing
6.Storage and Transportation
7.Uses and Economic Aspects
8.Related Monomers
8.1.Vinyltoluene
8.2.Divinylbenzene
8.3.α-Methylstyrene
8.4.Chlorostyrene
8.5.Vinylbenzyl Chloride
9.Toxicology and Occupational Health