Production Process and End Uses of Isopropyl Alcohol This paper discusses isopropyl alcohol. More specifically, it discusses the production process and the end use of the chemical. With that in mind, the essay examines the following items: how the compound is made on a commercial scale; what competitive processes exist; whether or not there is one process that appears to be favourable relative to all the other competing ones (assuming that more than one process truly exists, of course); if there are various practices at work, which one appears to be the most prevalent – and which one should be the most prevalent; what are the engineering and chemistry issues related to large-scale production; who owns the intellectual property (the...The end:
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