Quaternary, ternary, and binary lle measurements for 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane + furfural + acetic acid + water at temperatures between 298 and 307 K

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In this paper, measured quaternary and ternary liquid-liquid equilibrium (LLE) data for 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane (methyl tert-butyl ether, MTBE) + furfural + acetic acid (HAc) + water are presented. The measured data are presented together with the optimized binary interaction parameters for the utilized UNIQUAC-HOC (Hayden-O'Connell) activity coefficient model. Suitability of MTBE for liquid-liquid extraction of furfural in an industrial use is discussed.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2458-2466
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Chemical and Engineering Data
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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