tert-Amyl methyl ether
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||102.18 g·mol−1|
|Appearance||Clear, colorless liquid|
|Melting point||−80 °C (−112 °F; 193 K)|
|Boiling point||86.3 °C (187.3 °F; 359.4 K)|
|10.71 g/L at 20 °C|
Refractive index (nD)
|Flash point||−11 °C (12 °F; 262 K)|
|430 °C (806 °F; 703 K)|
|Explosive limits||Upper Explosive Limit = 7.1 % Lower Explosive Limit = 1.0|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
TAME is mostly used as an oxygenate to gasoline. It is added for three reasons: to increase octane enhancement, to replace banned tetraethyl lead, and to raise the oxygen content in gasoline. It is known that TAME in fuel reduces exhaust emissions of some volatile organic compounds.
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