Methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE)

Is used as a high-octane number component of motor gasoline.

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Characteristics of methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE)

Design specification: TU 2434-124-05766801-2005

Chemical name: 2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane

Empirical formula: C5H12O

ParameterValue
Grade AGrade BGrade C
Premium gradeFirst grade
MTBE content, %, min.98.097.096.094.0
Alcohols content (methanol and tert-butanol), %, max.1.51.02.54.0
Hydrocarbons C4 and C8, %, max.1.52.51.53.0
Water content, %, max.0.100.100.10

Supply form: Transparent colorless liquid with pronounced aroma and no mechanical impurities.

Packaging: Methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE) is shipped in railway tank-cars and tank trucks, as well as metal drums.

Transportation: Methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE) is transported in railway tank-cars and tank trucks, as well as metal drums.

Storage: Methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE) stored of drummed product in sheltered warehouses or reservoirs.