What is hexamethylenediamine used for?

What is hexamethylenediamine used for?

Hexamethylenediamine (formally hexane-1,6-diamine) is a colorless, low-melting solid with an important industrial use. It and adipic acid (Molecule of the Week for February 9, 2015) are the starting materials for manufacturing nylon 6,6, a polyamide used widely in textiles and plastics.

What is the structure of hexamethylenediamine?

C6H16N2Hexamethylenediamine / Formula

Is hexamethylenediamine toxic?

* Hexamethylene Diamine is a CORROSIVE CHEMICAL and contact can severely irritate and burn the skin and eyes with possible eye damage. * Breathing Hexamethylene Diamine can irritate the nose, throat and lungs causing tightness in the chest and/or difficulty in breathing.

How do you make hexamethylenediamine?

a. To prepare the hexamethylenediamine (HMDA) solution, dissolve 3.0 g of hexamethylenediamine and 1.0 g of NaOH in 50 mL distilled water in a labeled 100-mL beaker. (Caution! The solution of NaOH is highly exothermic.

What is the density of 1/6 Hexanediamine?

840 kg/m³Hexamethylenediamine / Density

Is Hexanediamine polar?

Hexamethylenediamine, solid is a colorless crystalline solid. It is soluble in water. It is corrosive to metals and tissue….3.1Computed Properties.

Property Name Property Value Reference
Topological Polar Surface Area 52 Ų Computed by Cactvs (PubChem release 2021.05.07)

Is hexamethylenediamine solid or liquid?

Hexamethylenediamine, solid is a colorless crystalline solid. It is soluble in water. It is corrosive to metals and tissue. Produces toxic oxides of nitrogen during combustion.

Is hexamethylenediamine hygroscopic?

HEXAMETHYLENEDIAMINE is hygroscopic. This compound can react with strong oxidizing materials. It is incompatible with acids, acid chlorides and acid anhydrides. It is also incompatible with ketones, aldehydes, nitrates, phenols, isocyanates, monomers and chlorinated compounds.

What is the empirical formula of hexamethylenediamine?

What food contains hexane?

Hexane is a solvent made from crude oil. In the food industry, hexane is used to extract the vegetable oil from plant seeds such as canola, soybeans, sunflowers, and corn because it is more efficient and less expensive than squeezing out the oil with presses.

Where is hexane used?

Uses. In industry, hexanes are used in the formulation of glues for shoes, leather products, and roofing. They are also used to extract cooking oils (such as canola oil or soy oil) from seeds, for cleansing and degreasing a variety of items, and in textile manufacturing.

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