Is used as a high-octane number component of motor gasoline.
Design specification: TU 2434-124-05766801-2005
Chemical name: 2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane
Empirical formula: C5H12O
|Grade A||Grade B||Grade C|
|Premium grade||First grade|
|MTBE content, %, min.||98.0||97.0||96.0||94.0|
|Alcohols content (methanol and tert-butanol), %, max.||1.5||1.0||2.5||4.0|
|Hydrocarbons C4 and C8, %, max.||1.5||2.5||1.5||3.0|
|Water content, %, max.||0.10||0.10||0.10|
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.