Saturday, 9 October 2010

Cyclo Alkanes

… are alkanes that do not follow the general formulae, as they have no end and no beginning in the chain, as they take a circular structure.

Such as Cyclohexane C6H12

·         Peptane & Octane are the main components in fuel.
·         The longer the Hydrocarbon chain, the less volatile it is.
·         The shorter the Hydrocarbon chain, the lower its Flash point.

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