Receive the interaction of ammonia of water solution of ammonia and ethylene oxide. Used in oil and gas industry for adsorption of sour gases and sulphuric substances. First and extra grade monoethanolamine (MEA) is used for pharmaceutical, fabric and coating industries as well as for plastics production.
Design specification: ТU 2423-159-00203335-2004
|Highest class||First class||Second class||Third class|
|Monoethanolamine (MEA), % wt., min.||98.8||98.0||95.0||78.0|
|Diethanolamine (DEA), % wt., max.||0.6||1.0||2.0||7.0|
|Water, % wt., max.||0.6||1.0||3.0||not specified|
|Chromaticity, Hazen, max.||50||–||–||–|
|Density at 20 °С, g/cm3, within||1.015–1.018||1.015–1.018||1.015–1.025||1.015–1.050|
Packing, shipping, storage: Monoethanolamine (MEA) is filled into steel drums. Transportation by roofed railway cars and roofed motor tracks as well as in own and leased railway or motor tanks. Storage monoethanolamine (MEA) in sealed drums in sheltered storage or indoors away from heating appliances and in open areas in vessels with inert blanketing at temperature from minus 40°С to 50°С. Storage in presence of corrosive and aggressive substances, especially nitric acid and chlorine, is prohibited. Warranty shelf life for extra grade and 1st grade monoethanolamine (MEA) - 1 year, for the 2nd and 3rd grades - 3 years from production date.