Heavy Alkyl Benzene (HAB) Procurement Reports

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Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Heavy Alkyl Benzene. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

Chart Description: 

Procurement Resource provides prices of Heavy Alkyl Benzene for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Heavy Alkyl Benzene:

Heavy Alkyl Benzene (HAB) is a byproduct formed during the production process of linear alkyl benzene (LAB). It’s a clear and limpid noncorrosive liquid. It is used as heat transfer oil and lubricating greases. Heavy Alkyl Benzene is the primary raw material for lubricants, metal surface treatment products, including galvanic and electroplating products.

Synonyms:

  • Heavy alkylates
  • HAB
  • Heavy linear alkyl benzene
  • 85117-41-5

Industrial Uses:

  • Heat transfer oil
  • Lubricating greases
  • Refrigeration and compressor oils
  • Metal forming lubricants / metal working fluids
  • Lubricant component
  • Dielectric oils
  • Fat liquoring oils for the leather industry
  • Plasticisers and extenders
  • Hydraulic fluids

Production Processes:

  • Production of Heavy Alkyl Benzene via UOP Process.

The UOP (Universal Oil Products) process involves pre-fraction, hydro-treating, extraction, dehydrogenation, and alkylation to produce linear alkyl benzene, where Heavy Alkyl Benzene is formed as a byproduct.

Supplier Database:

  • Egyptian Linear Alkyl Benzene Co. (ELAB)
  • Asia Petrochemicals LLC
  • Cepsa 

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Methodology: 

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).

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