Patent Number: 6,252,127

Title: Process for monomethyl acyclic hydrocarbon adsorptive separation

Abstract: Monomethyl branched C.sub.10 -C.sub.15 paraffins or olefins are recovered from a mixture comprising other nonnormal hydrocarbons such as di-isoparaffins, di-isoolefins and aromatics by adsorptive separation in a process which uses an adsorbent comprising silicalite and a desorbent comprising a C.sub.5 or C.sub.6 cycloparaffin. The recovered monomethyl hydrocarbons may then be used to form a monomethyl branched alkylaromatic hydrocarbon useful as a detergent precursor.

Inventors: Kuprathipanja; Santi (Inverness, IL)

Assignee: UOP LLC

International Classification: C07C 7/00 (20060101); C07C 7/13 (20060101); C07C 007/12 (); C07C 007/13 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018