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In this discovery, reported by Caltech researchers in June, radio telescopes picked up faint traces of the organic compound propylene oxide in a vast cloud of gas and dust called Sagittarius B2, which is near the center of our galaxy.
The TS13X uses propylene glycol to pump the heat to a 73.84-CFM fan that generates between 21 and 35 dBA, spinning between 800- and 2,200rpm.
The juices are a mix of 40 percent propylene glycol and 60 percent vegetable glycerin.
The pipes are filled with a mixture of water and propylene glycol, which captures the relative warmth of the surrounding earth.
The plant will have the biggest production capacity in the world for these chemicals, capable of manufacturing 1 billion pounds of propylene oxide and 2.2 billion pounds of tertiary butyl alcohol a year.
Some of those noxious gases include carbon monoxide, ethylene, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, propylene, propane, ethane, benzene and other volatile organic compounds.
The resulting ethylene gas is separated from co-products such as propylene, and then piped to other production units for conversion to a vast array of products.
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