The Function Of Methyl Ethyl Ketone

Release Time:2023-10-18
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Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK), also known as Butanone, is a colorless liquid with a sweet and sharp odor. It has several functions:

  1. 1. Solvent: MEK is a common solvent used in processes involving gums, resins, cellulose acetate, and nitrocellulose coatings and in vinyl films. It helps to clean and prepare surfaces for painting and is used in the production of synthetic rubber.
  2. 2. Chemical Intermediate: It is also used as a chemical intermediate to produce other chemicals in the pharmaceutical industry and in the manufacture of resins and paraffin wax.
  3. 3. Adhesives: MEK is used in the adhesive industry as it effectively bonds together plastics, textiles, and metals.
  4. 4. Cleaning: It is used as a cleaning agent in the electronics industry and in the removal of graffiti.
  5. 5. Printing: In the printing industry, MEK is used as part of inks for flexographic and rotogravure printing.

The Function Of Methyl Ethyl Ketone

It’s important to note that MEK is highly flammable and prolonged exposure can lead to health issues. Therefore, proper handling and safety measures should be followed while using it.

If you need solvents like Butanone, Cyclohexanone, Acetone, Toluene, Benzene, Styrene, Xylene, Isopropanol, Ethanol, Methanol, Butyl Acrylate, Ethyl Acetate, N-butyl Acetate, etc., mainly used in paints, coatings, spray paints, printing, leather, ink, and pharmaceutical intermediates. You can contact Batong Chemical Group:

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