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Polish term or phrase:furfurol
English translation:furfurol
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17:18 Mar 3, 2001
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Polish term or phrase: furfurol
selektywna rafinacja furfurolem
George Fabian
Local time: 09:13
alcohol or aldehyde ???
Explanation:
George, please be careful using "furfurol" or "furfural". In chemical sense this isn't the same: furfurOL is an alcohol and has an -OH hydroxyl group, while furfurAL is an aldehyde and has an -H atom attached to carbonyl group thus forming an -CHO group. If the details of the refining process described in your text are unknown, I would use "furfurol" just as it stands in Polish text:
"selective refinement with furfurol"

For your information:
nice PowerPoint presentations describing the differences between alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones etc:
http://www.karentimberlake.com/alcohols,_ethers,_aldehydes,_...

Please also read the following passage:
...All of the revisions contained furfuraldehyde, termed furfurol in the FSU, in the composition and the solidification agent began to be
termed Conservant "Furfurol" (F) or simply Furfurol F as sort of a "trade name". Furfural based polymers (furans) have been used worldwide in the fabrication of polymer concrete pipes, as an organic cementing and sand consolidating material in oil wells, as floor coatings, and as chemically resistant containers. The basic
chemical in furans either furfuryl alcohol (furfurol) or furfuraldehyde (furfural) are inexpensive. Furfural can be obtained commercially from agricultural by-products such as corncobs, cottonseed hulls, oat hulls, etc. Furfurol is produced by catalytic
hydrogenation of the furfural.
http://www.dne.bnl.gov/~kalb/furf_pap.htm


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Natalie
Poland
Local time: 09:13
Grading comment
Thank you very, very much (in particular for drawing attention to the difference between furfurOL and furfurAL).
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naalcohol or aldehyde ???
Natalie
na2-Furaldehyde, furaldehyde, furfural, furfurolSerge
na2-Furaldehyde, furaldehyde, furfural, furfurolSerge
nafurfural
Hanna Burdon


  

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17 mins
furfural


Explanation:
"Furfural is produced commercially by the acid hydrolysis of pentosan polysaccharides from non-food residues of food crops and wood wastes. It is used widely as a solvent in petroleum refining, in the production of phenolic resins and in a variety of other applications."
"furfural Organic Chemistry. C4H3OCHO, a colorless liquid aldehyde that turns reddish brown on exposure to light and air, melts at -36.5°C and boils at 161.7°C; used in refining and as a solvent, intermediate, wetting agent, weed killer, and fungicide. Also, furfurol."


    Reference: http://www3.oup.co.uk/cs/193.51.164.11/htdocs/monographs/Vol...
    Reference: http://www.harcourt.com/dictionary/def/4/2/3/2/4232000.html
Hanna Burdon
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:13
Native speaker of: Polish
PRO pts in pair: 706

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6 hrs
2-Furaldehyde, furaldehyde, furfural, furfurol


Explanation:
All terms are equivalent. Their use depends on the context.

furaldehyde:
http://www.bids.ac.uk/rsc_safetydata.html
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/chindex.htm

Hope it can ghelp you.

Regards,
Serge


    Serge Roshchin
    s_roshchin@mail.ru
Serge
PRO pts in pair: 8

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Natalie

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6 hrs
2-Furaldehyde, furaldehyde, furfural, furfurol


Explanation:
All terms are equivalent. Their use depends on the context.

furaldehyde:
http://www.bids.ac.uk/rsc_safetydata.html
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/chindex.htm

Hope it can help you.

Regards,
Serge


    Serge Roshchin
    s_roshchin@mail.ru
Serge
PRO pts in pair: 8

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Natalie

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9 hrs
alcohol or aldehyde ???


Explanation:
George, please be careful using "furfurol" or "furfural". In chemical sense this isn't the same: furfurOL is an alcohol and has an -OH hydroxyl group, while furfurAL is an aldehyde and has an -H atom attached to carbonyl group thus forming an -CHO group. If the details of the refining process described in your text are unknown, I would use "furfurol" just as it stands in Polish text:
"selective refinement with furfurol"

For your information:
nice PowerPoint presentations describing the differences between alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones etc:
http://www.karentimberlake.com/alcohols,_ethers,_aldehydes,_...

Please also read the following passage:
...All of the revisions contained furfuraldehyde, termed furfurol in the FSU, in the composition and the solidification agent began to be
termed Conservant "Furfurol" (F) or simply Furfurol F as sort of a "trade name". Furfural based polymers (furans) have been used worldwide in the fabrication of polymer concrete pipes, as an organic cementing and sand consolidating material in oil wells, as floor coatings, and as chemically resistant containers. The basic
chemical in furans either furfuryl alcohol (furfurol) or furfuraldehyde (furfural) are inexpensive. Furfural can be obtained commercially from agricultural by-products such as corncobs, cottonseed hulls, oat hulls, etc. Furfurol is produced by catalytic
hydrogenation of the furfural.
http://www.dne.bnl.gov/~kalb/furf_pap.htm




Natalie
Poland
Local time: 09:13
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 1968
Grading comment
Thank you very, very much (in particular for drawing attention to the difference between furfurOL and furfurAL).

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