Difference between revisions of "Ester"

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http://www.technicalchemical.com/images/castrol/ester_oc3.jpg<br><br>
 
http://www.technicalchemical.com/images/castrol/ester_oc3.jpg<br><br>
 
A sample of an ester product.<br>
 
A sample of an ester product.<br>
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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6c/Acyl_Halide_plus_Alcohol.PNG
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Example of a reaction that forms an ester from an acid (acyl halide) and an alcohol.  Water is also extracted when an ester is formed.
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Source: http://www.technicalchemical.com/products-10a.htm<br><br>
 
Source: http://www.technicalchemical.com/products-10a.htm<br><br>
  
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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acyl_halide

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1. A chemical formulation that is oil-soluble, and therefore is typically effective in penetrating waxy leaf surfaces; esters typically react poorly with "hard" water, and are generally more volatile than other formulations.

ester_oc3.jpg

A sample of an ester product.

Acyl_Halide_plus_Alcohol.PNG

Example of a reaction that forms an ester from an acid (acyl halide) and an alcohol. Water is also extracted when an ester is formed.

Source: http://www.technicalchemical.com/products-10a.htm

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acyl_halide