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  • noun Plural form of maltene.

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Examples

  • Asphaltenes are high-molecular weight species that are insoluble in these solvents, whereas maltenes have lower molecular weights and are soluble.

    Asphalt

  • Asphalts normally contain between 5 and 25% by weight of asphaltenes and may be regarded as colloids of asphaltene micelles dispersed in maltenes.

    Asphalt

  • The compounds are classified as asphaltenes or maltenes according to their solubility in hexane or heptane.

    Asphalt

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