Uses of Ethers Preparation and Properties

Uses of Ethers Preparation and Properties

  • As an solvent in organic reactions (like-in formation of Grignard reagent and in Wurtz reaction).
  • In the form of anaesthetic in hospitals.
  • It is mixed with CO2 and used as coolant Temperature of this mixture is about 193 K.
  • The mixture of alcohol and ether is used as a substitute of petrol under the trade name ‘natalite’.
  • It is used in the production of smokeless powders. It is also used in perfumary.

Chemistry Notes

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