Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) was used to construct phase diagrams of binary mixtures of alkylcyclohexanes and to
characterize metastable phases formed in the binary mixtures. The experimentally measured liquidus curves were compared to
the liquidus curves calculated using ideal solution theory. The measured phase diagrams of pentadecylcyclohexane/nonadecylcyclohexane
and octadecylcyclohexane/nonadecylcyclohexane binary mixtures are consistent with theoretical phase diagrams constructed based
on the assumption that these mixtures form eutectic systems. It was also observed that a metastable phase formed in some binary
mixtures of pentadecylcyclohexane/nonadecylcyclohexane under fast cooling conditions. It is hypothesized that this metastable
phase recrystallizes into the eutectic phase upon heating.