DVB Product Properties

DVB is used to modify the physical and chemical properties of a wide variety of materials. Typically it is called upon to increase physical strength properties - hardness, tensile strength, impact strength - while also contributing to ease of processing/manufacturing.

Divinylbenzene
Property Temp. °C (DVB 55) (DVB 63) (DVB HP)
Molecular Weight   130.191 130.191 130.191
Boiling Point, °C at 760mm   195 197 200
Pseudocritical Pressure, Pc atm   34.2 34.4 34.9
Pseudocritical Temperature, tc °C   425 427 432
Vapor Density (air = 1)   4.5 4.5 4.5
Vapor Density Pressure, mm Hg 0 0.07 0.08 0.08
  25 0.6 0.63 0.6
  50 3 2.9 2.8
  75 11.7 11.4 10.7

 
100 36.2 35 33
  125 93.8 91.1 86.3
  150 212.4 207.1 197.7
  175 431 422.3 406.5

 
200 801.3 788.2 764.8
Heat Capacity, cal./g. °C 25 0.42 0.42 0.42
Density, g/cc (in air) 20 0.9123 0.9151 0.9211
  25 0.9084 0.9111 0.9167
  30 0.9044 0.907 0.9124
Density, lb/gal. 20 7.61 7.64 7.69
  25 7.58 7.6 7.65
  30 7.55 7.57 7.61
Flammable Limits, Volume % in air   0.61-6.1 0.64-6.1 0.69-6.2
Flash Point, °C (°F), tag closed cup   68 (155) 69 (156) 70 (158)
Auto Ignition Temp. °C (°F)   505 (941) 494 (921) 470 (878)
Heat of Vaporization, Hv.cal./g. 25 101.3 96.9 94.9
@ Normal b p   83.8 79.4 77.4
Refractive Index, D-Line 25 1.5585    
Solubility in Water, % 25 0.0052 0.0052 0.0052
Water in, % 25 0.054 0.054 0.054
Viscosity, cps 25 1 1 1
Cubical Coefficient of Expansion 20 8.66 x 10-4  8.66 x 10-4  8.65 x 10-4 
(g/cc°C) 30 8.74 x 10-4  8.74 x 10-4  8.70 x 10-4 
Color   pale yellow pale yellow pale yellow