Benzene Solvent and its Industrial Uses

Benzene solvent uses

Benzene solvent is a very important industrial chemical. Benzene solvent has been used a fundamental chemical and using this many other solvents, rubbers, polymers etc are made. Benzene is commonly used as a solvent in many industrial, commercial, and research. Manufacturers use products that contain benzene as solvents in various production stages and it is used in manufacturing chemical and plastic products. Few examples include resins, synthetic products such as nylon, Styrofoam, and others. Benzene is also used in the production of asphalt that is used by roofing and paving companies.

Benzene is used mostly to make nitrobenzene, a very important and useful chemical in the industry. Another important use of Benzene is to manufacture styrene which in turn is used to make polystyrene also called Styrofoam. Styrofoam or polystyrene is often used in food containers, coffee cups, and as cushioning material in packaging.

Benzene solvent to Toluene solvent Conversion using Friedel Crafts’ Alkylation

Benzene solvent is used to make the famous and highly demanded toluene solvent. Toluene is a very important solvent and is used a lot in manufacturing paint thinners, sealants, and leather tanning. Benzene solvent is converted to toluene using the famous Friedel Crafts’ Alkylation. By adding Methyl Chloride to Benzene in presence of a Lewis acid Aluminium Chloride. Here the AlCl3 must be anhydrous.

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A very interesting fact about Benzene

Sodium Benzoate which is nothing more than a benzene ring with sodium and carbon dioxide is a very important chemical that is used to make benzene by using a base and heat to tear off the carbon dioxide. Benzene is a carcinogen but Sodium Benzoate is used as a very safe food preservative.

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Some other highly demanded chemicals that we manufacture in Belgachia, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

  • Benzene
  • Di acetone
  • Paint Thinner
  • IPA – Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Acetic Acid
  • Formic Acid
  • Sodium Benzoate
  • IGL 9.5
  • IGL 4.5
  • Hydrazine Hydrate
  • Borax
  • Hexamine

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