Friday, October 26, 2012



  • Naphthenes are also known as Cycloalkanes. The common misspellings are napthene, napthenes.
  • Naphthenes  are obtained from petroleum. It comes under cyclic aliphatic hydrocarbons.
  • Naphthenes  general formula is CnH2n.
  • 30-60% naphthenes are found in crude oil.
  • Petroleum or crude oil is a complex mixture of hydrocarbons , which is the major raw material for Naphthenes.

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