Re: ORGLIST: Propylene Oxide formation

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From: John S. Roberts (JohnSRoberts$##$worldnet.att.net)
Date: Thu Sep 17 1998 - 02:12:41 EDT


Propylene oxide also polymerizes when contacted with bases or acids. I
would also be concerned with problems regarding gaskets and diaphragms in
the fuel system.

Propylene oxide is sold in bulk, but is generally stored cold as it will
exothermically polymerize. Not my idea of a good fuel.


-----Original Message-----
From: John de la Parra, Jr. <johnd$##$zeus.asms.state.k12.al.us>
To: Multiple recipients of list orglist <orglist$##$dq.fct.unl.pt>
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 1998 3:04 PM
Subject: ORGLIST: Propylene Oxide formation


>Hey,
>
>My father and brother are drivers for a racing team and I was working on
>the synthesis of a new fuel for them to use. It is called Propylene Oxide


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