Acetic Anhydride

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Acetic Anhydride
« on: 18/12/2012 10:04:02 »
Why it is so hard to be made, and can it be made by distillation at high temperature or with the reaction between the acid chloride and a salt of acetic acid (sodium acetate). And how do they make it in industrial scale.

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Re: Acetic Anhydride
« Reply #1 on: 18/12/2012 14:28:28 »
"can it be made by distillation at high temperature or with the reaction between the acid chloride and a salt of acetic acid (sodium acetate)"
Yes.
" how do they make it in industrial scale."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acetic_anhydride#Production
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