Ketene Market - Global Industry Expert Opinions Analysis, Emerging Opportunities, Market Size, Share, Growth Drivers, Market Trends, Statistics and Forecast 2015-2020
Ketene is a highly reactive colorless gas that is extremely irritating when inhaled as it affects the lungs. Ketene readily polymerizes and hence cannot be transported easily in its gaseous state. Ketene is not isolated but it is consumed immediately after it is produced. Diketene is an important industrial chemical which is manufactured from ketene. Diketene is produced by autodimerization of ketene and is very stable in nature, thus can be easily stored for weeks under refrigeration.