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Ethylene is oligomerized to various alpha-olefins with an even number of carbon atoms using Ziegler catalysts.The long chain olefins are displaced from the alkyl aluminium catalyst by heating to 300°C and 50 bar pressure.alpha-Olefins prepared by Ziegler oligomerization are of higher quality than those make by thermal cracking, but they are more expensive.
Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)
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