Oxygenated Solvents

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Diisobutyl Ketone

Colorless liquid solvent made up of Isobutyl Ketone 2,6 Dimethyl-4-Heptanone s-Diisopropylacetone Isovalerone Valerone. Solvent used in lacquers, synthetic resins, stains, paint strippers, adhesives, inks, mining and organic pollutants.

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Used In:

  • Solvent for synthetic resin including vinyl, acrylic, alkyd, polyester, epoxy
  • Extraction solvent & re-crystallization aid for pharmaceuticals
  • Extraction solvent for organic pollutants
  • Chemical intermediate for diisobutyl carbinol

Advantages:

  • Miscible with most organic solvents
  • immiscible with water
  • A high-boiling point, slow-evaporating solvent
  • Excellent viscosity reduction for high-solids coatings
  • Reduces surface tension in high-solids coatings
  • Strong solvency with low density

Typical Properties

Molecular Weight:  142.24

Evaporation Rate:  0.15 (nBuAc1)

Vapor Pressure:  1.3 mmHg (20°C)

Density:  6.73 Lb/Gal (20° C, Wet)

Specific Gravity:  0.807 (20° C)

Specific Gravity:  0.807 (20° C)

Viscosity:  1 (20°C, Cp)

Viscosity:  1 (20°C, Cp)

Surface Tension:  -23.2 (Dynes/Cm At 20°C, Dynes/Cm At 25°C)

Surface Tension:  -23.2 (Dynes/Cm At 20°C, Dynes/Cm At 25°C)

Boiling Point:  169.4 °C (760mm Hg)

Boiling Point:  169.4 °C (760mm Hg)

Flash Point:  120 °F (Closed Cup Flash Point)

Flash Point:  120 °F (Closed Cup Flash Point)

Availability:

  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America