kilomentor | 27 November, 2012 18:21
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kilomentor | 13 November, 2012 17:53
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kilomentor | 13 November, 2012 17:49
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Larry Fertel asks a question about his Friedel Craft reaction at the
Process Research & Development Networking Group on LinkedIn.
Larry wrote, “I
am running a classical F-C reaction based on a process given to us from our
customer: benzene derivative, benzoyl chloride (1.1 eq.), AlCl3 (1.1 eq),
nitrobenzene solvent, 85 deg C, . i.e standard conditions. When I cool and
quench into water and HCl or add water/HCl to the reaction, I am supposed to
see 2 layers, then separate the aqueous and go forward with the isolation of
the product in the organic layer, etc..
Instead, after the exotherm of quenching, I get massive amounts of solids, the stirrer jams, etc... a real mess. The solids are presumably Al salts
kilomentor | 12 November, 2012 15:04
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kilomentor | 06 November, 2012 14:18
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