CARBITOL™ Solvent are solvents that provide a good balance of volatility, solvency and water solubility for such applications as coatings and printing inks.


CARBITOL™ Solvent is a highly effective, fast-acting solvent used across a number of applications. Working in a variety of capacities, such as a coupling agent and a carrier solvent, this product offers a high boiling point and low vapor pressure, and enables uniform dispersions.

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Used In:

  • Textile dyeing and printing
  • Household and industrial cleaners
  • Wood stains and coatings
  • Mineral oil-soap and mineral oil-sulfonated oil mixtures


  • High boiling point
  • Low vapor pressure
  • Promotes the production of intense, bright shades for textiles
  • Fast-acting mutual solvents
  • Promotes uniform dispersions
  • translucent to clear

Typical Properties

Molecular Weight:  134.2 (G/Mol)

Boiling Point:  394°F 201°C

Viscosity:  (4.5)

Specific Heat:  2.193 (J/G/°C, 25°C)

Heat of Vaporization:  350.08 J/G (At Normal Boiling Point)

Surface Tension:  31.7 (Neat Product) 46.2 (25% Aq.Solution) (Dynes/Cm At 25°C)

Solubility:  20°C By Weight Solvent In Water.


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