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Thread: Octal Bromine, Anglesey - April 2017

  1. #11
    Join Date
    February 2008
    Rawdon Leeds


    Quote Originally Posted by BikinGlynn View Post
    What was the place for?
    The plant extracted Bromine from sea-water using the sulphuric acid that it also produced, they then reacted the bromine with ethane to produce dibromoethane or DMB as it is more commonly know, a major component in leaded petrols. Obviously rapid decline in use of leaded petrols meant meant that the firm rapidly closed down, as DMB was the major product and the production of other bromine derivatives was far too small to sustain the company.

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  4. #12
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    November 2016


    Thanks for the comments and explanations :)

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