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Neo acids

ExxonMobil™ neo acids exhibit highly branched structures in which the carboxylic group is attached to a quaternary carbon atom where R1, R2 and R3 are alkyl groups. The high steric hindrance provided by the neo acid structure imparts excellent thermal and hydrolytic stability in derivatives and also helps make neo acids a superior building block for coatings derivatives.

Benefits

  • Very high thermal and hydrolytic stability of derivatives
  • Easy transportation, storage and handling of neo-decanoic acids and derivatives due to low pour point

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ExxonMobil™ neo acids

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