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heptylene

Heptene

Heptene is a higher olefin, or alkene with the formula C7H14. The commercial product is a liquid that is a mixture of isomers with a boiling point of 189.5 C. It is used as a additive in lubricants, as a catylyst, and as a surfactant. This chemical is also known as heptylene.

Combustion Equation

2C7H14 + 21O2 ==> 14CO2 + 14H2O

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