Interaction | Reaction | Process Data Page
Before the introduction of ethene production by the thermal cracking of hydrocarbons derived from crude oil, most ethene was manufactured by the dehydration of ethanol.The reaction proceed by acid protonation of the –OH function to –OH2+ and then water is eliminated.
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|Ethanol||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Sulfuric acid Catalyst||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Ethylene||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Water||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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