Cyclohexane (C6H12)

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Cyclohexane (General Use)



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Why Buy Cyclohexane (General Use) Online from UK Chemical Suppliers, ReAgent Chemicals?

ReAgent is a UK based chemical manufacturer supplying chemicals to a wide range of industrial clients, amongst which are several household names in industries like power generation, pharmaceuticals, and chemical distribution.

ReAgent Chemical Services have been a presence in the chemical industry for more than 40 years and during this time, have established an exemplary reputation for high calibre industrial chemicals and first-class delivery performance.

  • If a client requires, we are able to produce and supply according to the highest standards amongst which are the Pharmacopoeias (BP, EP, CP etc.).
  • ReAgent Chemicals manufactures Cyclohexane (General Use) according to our ISO 9000 Quality system.
  • ReAgent Chemical Services manufacture and deliver our chemicals in package sizes ranging from small quantities up to 1000L bulk containers.
  • 100% technical support before, during and after purchase.


Other Chemicals Supplied by ReAgent

Besides Cyclohexane (General Use), we produce and supply a wide range of chemical products including custom chemicals, lab chemicals and chemical indicators.

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  • Petrochemicals manufactured to ASTM Standards (American Society for Testing and Materials)
  • Pharmaceutical intermediaries made to British and European Pharmacopoeias
  • Standard solutions manufactured to Chinese Pharmacopoeia
  • Specialist buffers




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When you're buying online, you want to make sure you're getting the highest quality products at the best price. That's where we come in. ReAgent is one of the leading UK chemical suppliers and is supported by a catalogue of accreditations. From our ISO 9001 Quality Standard to our ISO 14001 Environmental Standard, we're suppliers you cant trust.

We supply cyclohexane (C6H12) in 2.5L containers and even offer discounts on bulk orders. We also offer many other options to suit your business needs, including customised labelling and non-standard pack sizes. All of our products are backed by a 100% quality guarantee and are usually shipped within 24 hours after purchase.

Cyclohexane Conformation

Also known as hexamethylene, cyclohexane (C6H12) is a cycloalkane that is mostly used in the industrial production of adipic acid and caprolactam. These are all precursors to nylon.

Theoretically, cyclohexane could form a simple and flat hexagon with 120° internal angles. In reality, the compound assumes a warped conformation to keep the angles closer to 109.5°, allowing for a lower strain energy than the flat structure. There are many 3D formations cyclohexane can assume and maintain the integrity of its bonds in. The most common formations are called boat, twist-boat, chair and half-chair. The compound can easily change from one conformation to another, and only chair and twist-boat can be isolated in their pure form.

Cyclohexane has been the object of study for many researchers, fascinated with this ability of cyclohexane to change conformation, known among chemists as conformational isomerism. Scientists are particularly curious about how this small change can influence its physical and chemical properties.

This idea was originally developed by Hermann Sachse who correctly identified two positions for cyclohexane in 1890. He understood that the oxygens could have different positions, but his ideas were never accepted among more established chemists. It wasn't until 1918 that Ernst Mohr used X-ray crystallography to confirm one of Sachse's conformations. Derek Barton and Odd Hassel later described many of the other possible conformations for cyclohexane and were awarded a Nobel Prize for their work.

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ReAgent has been established as a chemical manufacturer for over 40 years and during that period we've built an enviable reputation for high-quality products and first-rate customer service. We can supply a wide range of chemicals as well as bespoke products, with 100% free technical advice before, during and after your purchase. In our catalogue, we have a vast range of speciality chemicals, various test kits and chemicals manufactured to pharmacopoeia standards. Simply contact us for further information.
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