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Ethoxy Propanol / 1-Ethoxy-2-Propanol / Propylene Glycol Ethyl Ether

SeperatorEthoxy Propanol / Propylene Glycol Ethyl Ether / 1-Ethoxy-2-Propanol is a combustible liquid with low toxicity. It has a pleasant ether-like odor and is completely miscible with water and a number of organic solvents. It has excellent solvency for a wide variety of substances including resins, inks, and adhesives. Ethoxy Propanol / Propylene Glycol Ethyl Ether / 1-Ethoxy-2-Propanol can be used as a replacement for ethylene glycol (E-series) ethers and acetates.

 

Chemical Name: Propylene Glycol Ethyl Ether
Chemical Family: Propylene Glycol Ether
Other Names:
  • Arcosolv PE
  • Dowanol PE
  • Ethoxypropanol
  • Ethoxy Propanol
  • Propylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether
  • 1(or 2)-ethoxy-propanol
  • 1-Ethoxy-2-Propanol
Chemical Formula: C5H12O2

 

Benefits and Applications

Coatings: Ethoxy Propanol / Propylene Glycol Ethyl Ether / 1-Ethoxy-2-Propanol provides good solvency for a wide variety of resins including acrylic, epoxy, alkyd, polyester, nitrocellulose and polyurethane.

Cleaners: A low order of toxicity, surface tension reduction, and fast evaporation are some of the benefits of using Ethoxy Propanol / Propylene Glycol Ethyl Ether / 1-Ethoxy-2-Propanol in cleaning formulations. It also provides good solvency for polar and non-polar materials.

Other Applications: The properties listed also support the use of Ethoxy Propanol / Propylene Glycol Ethyl Ether / 1-Ethoxy-2-Propanol in electronics, ink, textile and adhesive products. Specific end uses may require approval by appropriate regulatory agencies.

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