CELLOSOLVE™ Solvents are solvents with high boiling, slow evaporating properties that are miscible with alcohols and ketones, and exhibit good compatibility with various coatings resins.


Butyl CELLOSOLVE™ Glycol Ether is a very versatile solvent with a good balance of many different properties. This product has nearly an equal balance of hydrophobic and hydrophilic characteristics, is one of our fastest evaporating glycol ethers and is compatible with a wide range of resin types.

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Used In:

  • Solvent-based coatings
  • Industrial and architectural water-based coatings
  • Household and industrial cleaners, rust removers, hard surface cleaners, and disinfectants
  • Solvent-based silk screen printing inks
  • Water-based printing inks


  • Excellent active solvency
  • Superior coupling and coalescing abilities
  • Moderate evaporation rate
  • High dilution ratio
  • Nearly equal balance of hydrophobic and hydrophilic characteristics

Typical Properties

Molecular Weight:  118.2 (G/Mol)

Boiling Point:  171°C (760 mmHg, 1.01 Bar)

Flash Point:  65°C

Density:  .902 g/cm3, 0.898 g/cm³ (20°C, 25°C)

Viscosity:  2.9 (Cp Or Mpa•S, 25°C))


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