Specialty Chemical Manufacturing Expertise Since 1928GFS ChemicalsFarchanTechnologies2006-2007 PRODUCT CATALOG
Liquid Ammonia Chemistries; Acetylenic and Olefinic SpecialtiesThe growing number of In addition, the Farchan pro-literature references to the duction program has alwaysuse of acetylenic intermedi- included many products that FARCHAN TECHNOLOGIESates in organic synthesis were not derived fromdemonstrates the impact this acetylenic or liquid ammoniachemical family continues to chemistries. These includehave on the research commu- an extensive line ofnity – from Click Chemistry silyl-intermediates, triflates,used to assemble complex and many other core organicheterocycles, to the construc- products available in bulk.tion of plasmons, photochromicindicators, and specialty The new Farchan operation ispolymers. built upon • innovative engineering andIn turn, GFS has become the safety features to handleleader in the development reactive materialsand production of an unusual- • state-of-the-art productionly wide range of acetylenic, capabilitiesolefinic and silyl- intermedi- • enhanced capacityates through the acquisition operations; liquid ammoniaand expansion of the Farchan reactions to 200 gallon scaleLaboratories business. • decades of technical staffOriginal Farchan liquid ammo- expertise in acetylene andnia technologies also enabled On the world market, approxi- olefin chemistriesthe synthesis of long chain mately 600 acetylenics, includ-olefinic pheromones and pre- ing novel ene-ynes, are It is also built upon ourcursors. This includes various routinely available; GFS is the confidence in the vital role10, 12, 14, and 16 carbon dominant manufacturer, offer- that Farchan specialtyolefinic alcohols, acetates and ing over two-thirds of that intermediates will continue toaldehydes, as well as selected selection, more than twice the play in chemical research,long chain diynoic acids, and number offered by any other development, and industry.is an area of continuing supplier. The broad range of emerginginterest at GFS. applications ensures the long- term GFS commitment to this product line.
Grignards for Synthesis (GFS) The following table reflects In addition to novel Grignard only part of the product reactions, the Farchan tech- In support of the Farchan selection that is available. nologies include Birch reduc- business, GFS has also devel- tions, brominations, various oped considerable expertise in the production of Grignard Organo-Mg Halide Solvent reagents used in the prepara- Allylmagnesium Cl THF tion of complex organic mole- p-Benzolyoxyphenylmagnesium Br THF cules. Our expanding Grignard t-Butylmagnesium Cl THF line is also available in bulk, n-Butylmagnesium Cl THF typically freshly made on 4-Chlorophenylmagnesium Br etherFARCHAN TECHNOLOGIES demand and delivered in a Ethylmagnesium Br, Cl THF timely manner. Ethynylmagnesium Br, Cl THF 4-Fluorophenylmagnesium Br THF Hexylmagnesium Br THF Grignard reagents (R-Mg-X) Isopropylmagnesium Br THF are highly versatile tools for Octylmagnesium Br, Cl THF building carbon skeletons of Phenylmagnesium Cl THF complex organic molecules. Propynylmagnesium Br THF The chemistry of Grignard reagents has been known for over 100 years, and is one of To fully service the research condensations, epoxidations the core GFS technologies and industrial communities, and coupling reactions, and that we can put to work for the GFS catalog features: low-pressure hydrogenations, you through our bulk • a full line of anhydrous as well as classical sodium manufacturing business. solvents suitable for metal/amide and lithium Grignard reactions metal/amide chemistries. • elemental magnesium and iodine, to support the pro- The alphabetical section of duction of Grignard reagents this catalog also includes • anhydrous cerium(III) chlo- dozens of Farchan products, ride, to promote Grignard both saturated and unsaturat- initiation and other novel ed, that are listed as “inquire” organic reactions items based on their potential use as research intermediates As with all GFS products, or synthetic building blocks. you’ll enjoy the flexibility of Please let us know if you can’t being able to buy exactly how find a product you need. much material you need, from We’re always looking for bottles to drums – no waste opportunities to expand the or excess inventory to worry Farchan line of specialty about. organics - contact us!
Cylinder Useand SpecificationsFor added convenience andsafety, some of our air-sensi-tive and low boiling productsare supplied in steel cylin-ders. The strength of the steeloffers better protection thanglass against moderate pres-sure buildup during shipping FARCHAN TECHNOLOGIESand storage. Steel cylindersare also ideal for adapting to apressurized feed system bythe following procedure:1. Secure the cylinder firmlyin the area where it will beused.2. Ensure the cylinder valve isclosed.3. Remove the protectivevalve cap and save for lateruse. GFS cylinders (clockwise from upper left): 01038, 01037,4. Install a 1/4” NPT female 01036, 01032, 01034adapter to the valve. Use medium still on, carefully con- cylinder to the process byTeflon® tape on all threaded nect the transfer tubing to the means of the pressure sup-connections and make sure free end of the cylinder plied by the inerting medium.that excess tape does not adapter.restrict the flow area. 7. Open the cylinder valve Cylinder deposit5. Start the flow of inerting slowly and allow the cylinder and return policymedium through the tubing to pressurize up to 10-12 psig. For normally stocked cylin-that will be used to connect 8. Close the cylinder valve ders, GFS Chemicals requiresthe cylinder to the process and stop the flow of inerting a $55 cylinder fee paid at thevessel to remove any air from medium. time of purchase; this fee maythis transfer line. WARNING! 9. Connect the cylinder to the be different for custom or spe-DO NOT USE COMPRESSED process vessel or replace cap cial order cylinders. EmptyAIR OR OXYGEN TO PRES- for later use. cylinders can be returned toSURIZE CYLINDERS! GFS Chemicals for full credit6. With the flow of inerting The contents of the cylinder are now under an inert atmos- phere and can be fed from the
by contacting our customer service department and requesting a Returned Goods Authorization. To expedite this process, please have the following information avail- able before calling: • Your customer account number • The GFS order number onFARCHAN TECHNOLOGIES which the cylinder was purchased Your GFS Chemicals Customer Care Specialist will provide without receiving a valid cans or drums? Let GFS information to you on how to returned goods authorization Chemicals Technical Support return the cylinders. This number will be refused deliv- help you! We can create a cus- information can also be pro- ery and returned to the tomized solution for your vided by FAX at (740) 881-5989 sender. GFS will not accept needs – just ask us how! or email email@example.com. returns of cylinders from Be sure to identify the corre- other vendors. spondence as ‘Empty Cylinder Return’. Partially filled cylinders Custom cylinder products may be subject to additional Do you have need for special handling/disposal/restocking size cylinder? Do you need fees. Any cylinders that are your product supplied in a returned to GFS Chemicals pressure-rated cylinder instead of glass bottles, steel GFS Cylinder Dimensions and Specifications Dimensions (inches) Item Number DOT Rating Capacity (L) Height Diameter Description Tare Wt. (lbs) 01032 4B-240 0.485 5.250 3.000 Steel cylinder (empty); 0.5 LT capacity 40 psig rating Includes 1/4” NPT valve and cap 1.25 01034 4B-240 0.900 9.375 3.000 Steel cylinder (empty); 0.9 LT capacity 40 psig rating Includes 1/4” NPT valve and cap 2.0 01036 4B-300 2.400 12.125 4.125 Steel cylinder (empty); 2.4 LT capacity 40 psig rating Includes 1/4” NPT valve, dip tube, and cap 3.25 01037 4BA-240 9.800 16.625 9.125 Steel cylinder (empty); 11.9 LT capacity 40 psig rating Includes1/4” NPT valve and cap 13.8 01038 4BA-240 17.900 17.625 12.125 Steel cylinder (empty); 21.6 LT capacity 40 psig rating Includes 1/4” NPT valve and cap 17.0
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