Styrene a derivative of benzene is a colorless oily liquid that evaporates easily and has a sweet smell, although high concentrations confer a less pleasant odor. The presence of the vinyl group allows styrene to polymerize. Commercially significant products include polystyrene, ABS, styrene-butadiene (SBR) rubber, styrene-butadiene latex, SIS (styrene-isoprene-styrene), S-EB-S (styrene-ethylene/butylene-styrene), styrene-divinylbenzene (S-DVB), styrene-acrylonitrile resin (SAN) and unsaturated polyesters. These materials are used in rubber, plastic, insulation, fiberglass, pipes, automobile and boat parts, food containers, and carpet backing.
Glacial Acetic Acid
Acetic Acid is a raw material used for the production of many downstream products. For applications in drugs, foods, or feeds.
- General industrial uses
- Purified terephthalic acid (PTA) production
- Vinyl acetate monomer
SXS-40 is a 40% active, aqueous solution of sodium xylene sulfonate.
- solubilizing agent
- coupling agent
- liquid detergents
- freeze/thaw stabilizer
It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations. Glycerol has three hydroxyl groups that are responsible for its solubility in water and its hygroscopic nature. The glycerol backbone is central to all lipids known as triglycerides. Glycerol is sweet-tasting and of low toxicity.
d-Limonene is the major component of the oil extracted from citrus rind. When citrus fruits are juiced, the oil is pressed out of the rind. the use of d-Limonene has expanded tremendously. Much of the product goes into making paint solids, used to impart an orange fragrance to products, and used as a secondary cooling fluid. But the largest growth segment has been the use of d-Limonene in cleaning products. This has occurred in both industrial uses and in household/institutional products. d-Limonene can be used either as a straight solvent, or as a water dilutable product.
It is a carbonate ester derived propylene glycol. This colorless and odorless liquid is useful as a polar, aprotic solvent Propylene carbonate is used in a variety of syntheses and applications as a polar, aprotic solvent. Due to its high dielectric constant of 64, it is frequently used as a high-permittivity component of electrolytes in lithium batteries, usually together with a low-viscosity solvent.
OXSOL 100 (Parachlorobenzotrifluoride) is a clear, colorless NON VOC solvent with the following physical characteristics:
- Boiling Point, @ 760 mm Hg 139°C
- Flash Point, (TCC) 109°F
- Freezing Point -36°C
- Evaporation Rate (n-BuAc=1.0) 0.9
- Solubility, @ 25°C 29 ppm in H2O
- Density, @ 25°C 11.18 lbs/gal
- Vapor Pressure, @ 20°C 5.3 mm Hg
- Heat of Combustion 7,710 BTU/lb
- Kauri-Butanol Value 64
It is a clear to slightly yellow liquid miscible with water and solvents like ethyl acetate, chloroform, benzene and lower alcohols or ketones. Due to its good solvency properties N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone is used to dissolve a wide range of chemicals, especially in the polymers field. It also used as a solvent for surface treatment of textiles, resins and metal coated plastics or as a paint stripper.
It is a colourless, flammable liquid. It is classified as a carbonate ester. This compound has found use as a methylating agent and more recently as a solvent that is exempt from classification as a Volatile organic compound (VOC) in the US. Dimethyl carbonate is often considered to be a green reagent.