Oxygenated Solvents

Oxygenated Solvents offer exceptional benefits across a broad range of applications.


Isophorone

A high-boiling, low pressure solvent made up of 3,5,5-Trimethyl-2-cyclo-hexen-1-one Isoacetopherone. A chemical intermediate and a choice solvent for many natural and synthetic polymers.

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Used In:

  • Solvent for natural and synthetic polymers
  • Solvent for vinyl chloride-acetate based coatings
  • Carrier solvent for pesticide and herbicides
  • Chemical intermediate

Advantages:

  • Slightly soluble in water
  • Miscible with most lacquer solvents
  • High dilution ratio for aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Leveling aid for a variety of resins

Typical Properties

Molecular Weight:  138.21

Vapor Pressure:  0.1 mmHg (20°C)

Boiling Point:  215.2 °C (760mm Hg)

Boiling Point:  215.2 °C (760mm Hg)

Flash Point:  190 °F (Closed Cup Flash Point)

Flash Point:  190 °F (Closed Cup Flash Point)

Availability:

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  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America