Butyl acrylate

November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/13/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 43, p31
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the chemical, butyl acrylate (butyl-A). This chemical is used chiefly to make acrylic polymers and polyethylene. The price of butyl-A depends on its color and purity. It is made from ester grade acrylic acid and a small excess of butanol in a reactor bed at elevated temperature and extracted at an estimated yield.


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