Butyl Glycol

Butyl Glycol

CH3(CH2)3OCH2CH2OH

CAS:

111-76-2

2-Butoxyethanol, Butyl Cellosolve, Butyl Monoether Glycol, Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether

  • Description:

Butyl Glycol is a relatively moderate evaporating colorless and flammable liquid. It is a powerful solvent with coalescing properties. Due to its powerful solvency and equal balance of hydrophobic and hydrophilic character, Butyl Glycol has a wide range of applications in different industries.

Applications

  • Solvent for Paints, Coatings, Inks and Adhesives
  • Coalescent for Water-Based Coatings
  • Printing Industry
  • Textile Dyeing
  • Leather Processing
  • Pesticides Solvent
  • Production of Colorants
  • Metal Working Fluids
  • Home Care Products
  • Industrial Cleaners
  • Rubber Processing
  • Fuel Supplement
  • Production of Plasticizers
  • Hydraulic Fluids
  • Plastic Processing

Specifications

PropertyUnitMethodValue
Molecular Weight g/mol ASTM D6579-11118.18
Boiling Point at 760 mmHg ASTM D5399-09170
Melting Point at 760 mmHg ASTM D5399-09-77
Flash Point ASTM D93-1863
Specific Gravity at 20 ℃ ASTM D854-140.901
Viscosity at 25 ℃mPa.s ASTM D445-183.5
Solubility at 20 ℃ in Water%wt ASTM D2042-150.81
Vapor Pressure at 20 ℃mmHg ASTM E1194-170.66
Density at 25 ℃gr/cm3 ASTM D792-130.898
Evaporation Rate (n-Butyl Acetate=1.0) ASTM D3539-110.06
Butyl Glycol