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PROPYL CELLOSOLVE™ Solvent

Propyl CELLOSOLVE™ Solvent is a high solvency glycol ether that is a frequent choice for replacement of CELLOSOLVE™ Solvent. In addition to its excellent coupling properties, this product offers fast evaporation and high water solubility.

Used in:

  • Printing inks
  • Specialized coatings
  • Broad range of cleaners

Advantages:

  • Excellent coalescing and coupling properties
  • High solvency power
  • Fast evaporation
  • Low viscosity
  • High water solubility

Typical Physical Properties
These properties are typical but do not constitute specifications.

Molecular weight (g/mol)

104.2

Boiling point

302°F150°C
Flash point135°F57°C
Freezing point-130°F-90°C
Vapor pressure@ 20°C1.6 mmHg
Specific gravity (20/20°C)0.912
Density @ 20°C7.6 lb/gal
Viscosity (@ 25°C, cP)

2.7

Surface tension (dynes/cm @ 25°C)

26.3 (neat product)
32.3 (25% aq.solution)

Specific heat (J/g/°C @ 25°C)

2.22

Heat of vaporization (J/g) at normal boiling point

382.6

Net heat of combustion (kJ/g) — predicted @ 25°C28.1
Autoignition temperature455°F235°C
Evaporation rate(n-butyl acetate = 1.0)0.2

Solubility @ 20°C by weight
Solvent in water
   Water in solvent

.100
100
Hansen solubility parameters (J/cm³)1/2
   _d (Dispersion)
   _p (Polar)
   _h (Hydrogen bonding)
16.1
8.0
13.1
Flammable limits (vol.% in air)
   Lower
   Upper
.15.8
1.3