methyl-t-butyl ether

methyl-t-butyl ether
abbr. MTBE
Methyl-t-butyl ether, an oxygen containing fuel component used in reformulated gasoline. Commonly made from methanol (methyl alcohol) and isobutene. See: methyl tertiary butyl ether

Petroleum refining glossary. 2013.

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