Methyl Isobutyl Ketone

Methyl Isobutyl Ketone




Isopropyl Acetone, Hexone, 4-Methyl 2-Pentanone, 2-Methyl Propyl Methyl Ketone, MIBK, Isohexanone,

  • Description:

Methyl Isobutyl Ketone is a colorless liquid with a sharp sweet odor. Due to its strong solvency, it dissolves many substances. It has a slow rate of evaporation in comparison with MEK. It can be used in a wide range of formulations for many applications.


  • Solvent for Paints, Coatings, Inks and Adhesives
  • Extraction Solvents
  • Production of Resins
  • Printing Industry
  • Plastic Industry
  • Industrial Fluids
  • Textile Dyeing


Molecular Weightg/molASTM D6579-11100.16
Boiling Point at 760 mmHgASTM D5399-09117.5
Melting Point at 760 mmHgASTM D5399-09-85
Flash PointASTM D93-1814.2
Specific Gravity at 25 ℃ASTM D854-140.80
Viscosity at 25 ℃mPa.sASTM D445-180.6
Solubility at 25 ℃ in Waterg/100mLASTM D2042-151.91
Vapor Pressure at 25 ℃mmHgASTM E1194-1717.7
Density at 20 ℃gr/cm3ASTM D792-130.802
Evaporation Rate (n-Butyl Acetate=1.0)ASTM D3539-111.6
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone