Maleic anhydride uses
Maleic anhydride is an amoebic admixture with the blueprint C2H2(CO)2O. It is the acerbic anhydride of maleic acid. It is a achromatic or white solid with an acid odor. It is produced industrially on a ample calibration for applications in coatings and polymers.
Around 50% of apple maleic anhydride achievement is acclimated in the accomplish of unsaturated polyester resins (UPR). Chopped bottle fibers are added to UPR to aftermath fibreglass able plastics which are acclimated in a advanced ambit of applications such as amusement boats, bath fixtures, automobiles, tanks and pipes.
Another bazaar for maleic anhydride is lubricating oil additives, which are acclimated in gasoline and agent engine crankcase oils as dispersants and bane inhibitors.