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Isocarb 16 product card banner

Sasol

ISOCARB 16

Brand: ISOCARB

Applications: Fluids & Lubricants, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Surface Protective Additives, Functional Additives, Organic Acids

Chemical Family: Organic Acids, Carboxylic Acids & Derivatives

End Uses: Amide Manufacturing, Ethoxylates Manufacturing, Betaines Manufacturing

ISOCARB 16 (2-Hexyldecanoic Acid) is a primary, saturated carboxylic acid with defined branching of the carbon chain.

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INVISTA

Dytek® A

Brand: Dytek

Applications: Decorative Paints, Other Electrical & Electronics Applications, Exploration & Upstream

Product Families: Functional Additives, Performance Additives, Surface Protective Additives

Chemical Family: Diamines

End Uses: Epoxy Coating, Hot-Melt Adhesive

DYTEK® A amine (2-methylpentamine-1,5-diamine) is a methyl branched diamine with differential reactivity of each amine group that allows for crystallinity disruption in various applications such as high temperature nylon and polyamides, polyurethane chain extenders, and epoxy hardeners. It is also used in applications such as water treatment, corrosion inhibition, and metalworking fluids where amine functionality and pH control are important. DYTEK®A has 93% recycle content.

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Sasol

ISOFOL 20

Brand: ISOFOL

Applications: Fluids & Lubricants, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Performance Additives, Alcohols

Chemical Family: Alcohols

End Uses: Metalworking Fluids, Lubricants Manufacturing

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable

ISOFOL 20 Alcohol is a primary, saturated alcohol with defined branching of the carbon chain. It can be chemically described as 2-octyl-1-dodecanol and is also referred to as C20 Guerbet alcohol. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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INVISTA

Dytek® HMI

Brand: Dytek

Applications: Textile Manufacturing, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Surface Protective Additives, Amines, Intermediates & Precursors

Chemical Family: Imines

DYTEK® HMI is a clear, colorless liquid with an ammonia-like odor.

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Sasol

SASOLAB C12L

Brand: SASOLAB

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Aromatics

Chemical Family: Aromatics, Alkyl Benzenes

End Uses: Linear alkyl benzene sulphonic acid (LAS) Manufacturing, Detergent Manufacturing, Cleaners Production

Labeling Claims: Odor-free

Sasol Chemicals SASOLAB C12L is a high quality linear alkylbenzene (LAB) produced by Sasol Chemicals at its various manufacturing plants. It is distributed from storage locations around the world. SASOLAB C12L is a clear, odorless, oily liquid. It has an average molecular weight around 240. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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AdvanSix

EZ-Blox®

Brand: EZ-Blox

Applications: Sealants & Caulks, Architectural Coatings, Exploration & Upstream

Product Families: Lubricant Protective Additives, Chain Extenders & Crosslinkers, Surface Modifiers

End Uses: 1K (1 component) Coating, Drilling Fluids, Solventless & High Solids Coating

Labeling Claims: Water-free, Low Toxicity, High Purity

EZ-Blox® optimizes the performance of alkyd-based paint and coating systems by preventing a surface skin from forming on top when it comes into contact with atmospheric oxygen, for example, when containers are opened after use. Produced at our Hopewell, Virginia manufacturing plant, this breakthrough product offers equivalent efficacy and compatibility as the highest standard MEKO, thus providing a safe, cost effective and proven drop-in replacement for MEKO. With REACH-certification and a distinct, low-toxicity profile, EZ-Blox® is the ideal solution for paints and coatings producers looking to reformulate their high performance alkyd-based systems ahead of the ECHA 's March 1, 2022 reclassification and labelling requirements.

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INVISTA

Dytek® DCH-99

Brand: Dytek

Applications: Equipment & Parts, Textile Manufacturing, Water Treatment

Product Families: Other Resins & Binders, Catalysts & Initiators, Surface Protective Additives

Chemical Family: Diamines

End Uses: Tanks, Pipes & Liners, Pump Parts

DYTEK® DCH-99 (1,2-diamainecyclohexane) is a cyclic aliphatic diamine made of 100% reclaimed material that is primarily used in epoxy coatings and composites. It provides chemical resistance over a broad range of chemicals, which makes it a superior choice for industrial and marine coatings. Other applications include mining, oil & gas, and pharmaceutical intermediates.

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INVISTA

Dytek® BHMT

Brand: Dytek

Applications: Infrastructure, Roads & Paving, Tapes & Labels, Coatings & Markings

Product Families: Amines, Intermediates, Rheology Modifiers & Stabilizers

Chemical Family: Amines

DYTEK® BHMT (bis-hexamethylene triamine) is a long chain triamine that is used as a binder in asphalt, as a phosphonate scavenger and flocculant in oil & gas applications, and as a hardener in epoxy coating and adhesive applications.

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Sasol

SASOLWAX SPRAY 105-G EF

Brand: SASOLWAX

Applications: Offset & Lithographic Printing, Industrial Coatings, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Other Resins & Binders, Surface Modifiers, Functional Additives

Chemical Family: Waxes, Fischer Tropsch Waxes

End Uses: Solventborne Ink, Offset & Lithographic Ink, Ink Manufacturing

SASOLWAX Spray 105-G EF is extra fine micronized FT Hardwax no softening in thin film solvent based formulations, flexographic and paste inks and can coatings.

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Perstorp AB

Perstorp AB Sodium Formate

Applications: Dish Care, Laundry & Fabric Care, Industrial Cleaning

Product Families: Stabilizers, Organic Acids

Chemical Family: Formates, Sodium Salts

End Uses: Detergents, Liquid Detergents

Sodium Formate (CAS: 141-53-7) is a white crystalline material with a wide variety of uses, including as an enzyme stabilizer in detergents, as a bleaching agent for pulp and paper, and as a pH-neutralizer in leather tanning. It also finds application in de-icers, antifreeze, drilling fluids, heat transfer fluids, specialty lubricants, and washing and cleaning products. Perstorp's high-purity, low-water-content Sodium Formate is fully soluble in water and heavy metal free. It is not classified as hazardous to health or the environment.

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Sasol

CERALOX KND Gamma AFS

Brand: CERALOX

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Inorganics

CERALOX aluminas have a unique combination of purity and tailored physical properties that make CERALOX alumina excellent starting materials for a variety of applications including: sapphire crystal growth, lighting, inorganic chemical synthesis, alumina coatings, thermal spray, phosphors, polishing, and technical ceramics.

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DuPont Tate and Lyle BioProducts

Zemea® Propanediol

INCI Name: Propanediol

Brand: Zemea

Applications: Hand Hygiene, AP/Deo, Baby Care

Product Families: Alcohols, Antioxidants & Preservatives, Conditioners & Emollients

Chemical Family: Alcohols, Diols

End Uses: Carpet Cleaners, Glass Cleaners, Hard Surface Cleaners

Zemea® propanediol is the multifunctional, preservative-boosting humectant and ingredient that delivers high performance in a variety of consumer applications, from cosmetics and personal care to food, flavor, and pharmaceuticals, and laundry and household cleaning.

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Sasol

ISOFOL 12

Brand: ISOFOL

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Alcohols

Chemical Family: Alcohols

End Uses: Lubricants Manufacturing

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable

ISOFOL 12 is a primary, saturated alcohol with defined branching of the carbon chain. It can be chemically described as 2-butyl-1-octanol and is also referred to as C12 Guerbet alcohol. It is used in personal care. ISOFOL 12 is a light emollient, solvent, basic material for the production of emollient esters. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Sasol

LIPOXOL 6000 MED powder

Brand: LIPOXOL

Applications: Pharmaceutical Coatings, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates, Excipients & Coatings

Product Families: Diols & Polyols

Chemical Family: Polyglycols, Polyols, Polyethylene Glycols

End Uses: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Cosmetic Production

LIPOXOL 6000 MED powder is a Medical Grade Polyethylene Glycol belonging to Sasol's PEG range of products For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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AdvanSix

Naxol® Cyclohexanol

Brand: Naxol

Applications: Air Care, Flavor & Fragrance Manufacturing, Agrochemicals Actives Manufacturing

Product Families: Solvents & Carriers, Carriers, Diluents, Solvents & Solubilizers, Alcohols

Chemical Family: Alcohols

End Uses: Cyclohexlylamines Manufacturing, Fragrance Manufacturing, Flavor Manufacturing

Naxol® cyclohexanol is a versatile solvent and intermediate suitable for use in and/or production of agricultural and CASE(Coatings Adhesives Sealants and Elastomers) products, rubbers, plasticizers, solvents, and fragrance compounds. Naxol® cyclohexanol offers low toxicity and is produced to low moisture standards. Naxol® W cyclohexanol may be used to provide extra freeze protection at temperatures as low as -5°C (23°C) . High purity Naxol® cyclohexanol is used in the Building & Construction market for in infrastructure, roads and paving applications. High purity Naxol® cyclohexanol is used in the Electrical & Electronics market for the production of printed circuit boards and other semiconductor manufacturing applications. High purity Naxol® cyclohexanol is used in the Home & Personal Care market as a fragrance compound.

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Sasol

CERALOX KND 0.5

Brand: CERALOX

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Inorganics

CERALOX aluminas have a unique combination of purity and tailored physical properties that make CERALOX alumina excellent starting materials for a variety of applications including: sapphire crystal growth, lighting, inorganic chemical synthesis, alumina coatings, thermal spray, phosphors, polishing, and technical ceramics.

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Sasol

ISOFOL 18T

Brand: ISOFOL

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Alcohols

Chemical Family: Chemical Mixtures & Blends, Alcohols

End Uses: Lubricants Manufacturing

ISOFOL 18T alcohol is a primary, saturated alcohol mixture with defned branching of the carbon chain. It can be chemically described as mixture of 2-hexyldecanol, 2-hexyldodecanol, 2-octyldecanol and 2-octyldodecanol and is also referred to as C18 Guerbet alcohol. It is used in personal care. ISOFOL 18 T is an emollient, basic material for the production of emollient esters. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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AdvanSix

AdvanSix Acetone NF Grade

Applications: Polycarbonates Manufacturing, Epoxy Resin Manufacturing, Acrylic Manufacturing

Product Families: Solvents, Ketones, Aldehydes & Ketones

Chemical Family: Ketones

End Uses: Amine Derivative Manufacturing, Fungicide Manufacturing, Pesticide Manufacturing

AdvanSix High Purity Acetone NF grade meets or exceeds certification requirements of the National Formulary. It is produced to the highest standards for key industries, including Building & Construction, Agriculture & Feed, Automotive & Transportation, Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Electrical & Electronics, Packaging, Personal Care, and Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare. Offering low impurities, low Benzene, and low water content, AdvanSix High Purity Acetone NF grade can be used as an intermediate in the production of:Building and ConstructionConstruction and repair adhesives, exterior insulation and finishing systems, glazing and window elements, pipe and plumbing cement systems, and roofing sealants and caulks.Agriculture & Feed Agricultural pest control and industrial weed and vegetation control products.Automotive & TransportationAutomotive aftermarket parts, exterior and body parts, interior parts and lighting, and coatings for aerospace, automotive OEM, marine, rail, mass transit, off-road and commercial vehicle applications.Electrical & ElectronicsDevices and assemblies for automotive and consumer electronics, packaging and assembly adhesives and sealants, printed circuit boards, and other semiconductor manufacturing applications.Healthcare & PharmaOral and dental drug delivery solutions, tubing and fluid handling equipment, excipients, coatings and processing aids and nail care applications.Paints & CoatingsArchitectural coatings, decorative paints, wood coatings and finishes, flooring and surface coatings, infrastructure coatings and markings, and packaging coatings for film and foil, overprint varnishes, primers and lacquers, and other aerosol coating applications.

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Croda

Crosolv™ G

Brand: Crosolv

Applications: Auto Care, Laundry & Fabric Care, Surface Care

Product Families: Esters, Solvents & Carriers

Chemical Family: Esters

End Uses: Industrial Cleaners, Sanitizers, Degreasers

Crosolv™ G is a green, non-volatile solvent that was developed as part of our commitment to offering high performance, environmentally friendly cleaning products. As VOC regulations increase and solvent use is limited, formulators are seeking green technologies that comply with regulations like the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). By using Crosolv™ G, formulators can create products that provide easy handling and promotes worker safety.

Hydrowax 138 product card banner

Sasol

HYDROWAX 138

Brand: HYDROWAX

Applications: Industrial Coatings, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Other Resins & Binders, Surface Modifiers, Functional Additives

Chemical Family: Mineral Oils, Waxes, Paraffins

End Uses: Panels, Coatings Manufacturing

HYDROWAX 138 is a paraffin wax emulsion for improved surface characteristics in aqueous coatings and printing inks, such as water resistance and anti-blocking. HYDROWAX 138 contains no preservative.

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Sasol

Sasol Acetone

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Aldehydes & Ketones, Ketones

Chemical Family: Ketones

End Uses: Acetylene Cylinder, Methyl Isobutyl Carbinol (MIBC) Manufacturing, Diacetone alcohol (DAA) Manufacturing

Acetone of 99.90 % mass purity. Used as a chemical intermediate in Methyl Methacrylate (MMA), Bis-Phenol A (BPA), MIBK, DAA, and MIBC production. Used as a solvent in paints, inks, nail polish removers, acetylene cylinders, adhesives. Also used as a solvent in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, vitamins and cosmetics. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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AdvanSix

AdvanSix Acetaldehyde Oxime (AAO)

Applications: Agricultural Pest Control, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Oximes

End Uses: Fungicide Manufacturing, Insecticide Manufacturing, 1K (1 component) Coating

Acetaldehyde oxime (AAO) is an essential chemical intermediate for Agriculture & Feed markets. It is used as a crop protection chemical to prevent fungus and insect infestation. AAO is also used as an additive in zinc phosphate coating formulations for corrosion resistance applications.

Marlosol He 9050 product card banner

Sasol

MARLOSOL HE 9050

Brand: MARLOSOL

Applications: Textile Manufacturing, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Functional Additives, Ethers

Chemical Family: Ethers

End Uses: Textile Additives Manufacturing, Leather Manufacturing

MARLOSOL HE 9050 is a polyethylene glycol monohexylether. It is manufactured in Novaky (SL) plant. The product is a water miscible solvent with a high boiling point. It combines excellent solvency with wetting properties and finds application in industrial & household cleaners. In paint & coatings it can be used as humectant, coalescing agent or plasticizer.

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Sasol

DISPERAL HP 14

Brand: DISPERAL

Applications: Ceramics & Refractory, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Surface Modifiers, Inorganics

Chemical Family: Boehmites

End Uses: Ceramics Manufacturing, Catalysts

DISPERAL HP 14 is a high-purity, acid dispersible boehmite. It exhibits a unique combination of purity, consistency, and dispersibility that makes it an excellent material for use in colloidal applications. The Sasol range of dispersible boehmites has traditionally been used in application such as sol-gel ceramics, catalysis, refractory materials, rheology control, and surface frictionizing.

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Hexion Inc.

VeoVa™ 10 Monomer

Brand: VeoVa

Applications: Decorative Paints & Coatings, Industrial Coatings, Wood Coatings & Finishes

Product Families: Vinyls, Vinylics & Vinyl Derivatives, Monomers

Chemical Family: Vinyls, Vinylics & Vinyl Derivatives

End Uses: Pressure Sensitive Adhesive

VeoVa™ 10 monomer is the vinyl ester of Versatic™ acid 10. The homopolymer of VeoVa 10 monomer has a relatively low Tg of -3 °C. VeoVa 10 monomer can be used as a modifying comonomer in the preparation of vinyl acetate based polymer latices, which are used for the manufacture of high-quality emulsion paints. VeoVa 10 vinyl ester is also used as a comonomer with acrylates for the production of emulsion and solution polymers.

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Sasol

DISPAL 28AC2

Brand: DISPAL

Applications: Ceramics & Refractory, Primers & Lacquers

Product Families: Inorganics, Functional Additives, Surface Modifiers

Chemical Family: Boehmites

End Uses: Ceramics Manufacturing, Waterborne Coating, Solventborne Coating

DISPAL 28AC2 is a modified boehmite alumina designed specifically for coatings and polymer applications. The key property enhancements in coatings formulations are corrosion inhibition and adhesion promotion. DISPAL 28AC2 is amenable to water and solvent-based paint applications and can be mixed directly into your formulation providing enhanced performance with ease.

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Sasol

ISORCHEM 113

Brand: ISORCHEM

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Aromatics

Chemical Family: Aromatics, Alkyl Benzenes

End Uses: Linear alkyl benzene sulphonic acid (LAS) Manufacturing, Detergent Manufacturing

ISORCHEM is the trade name of a high quality linear alkylbenzene (LAB) produced by Sasol Italy in its plant in Augusta (SR) using UOP technology based on benzene alkylation with n-olefins and hydrofluoric acid as catalyst. ISORCHEM 113 is a particular LAB with a linear alkyl chain ranging from C10 to C13 and an average molecular mass of 240. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Sasol

HYDROWAX 115

Brand: HYDROWAX

Applications: Industrial Coatings, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Other Resins & Binders, Surface Modifiers, Hydrocarbons & Waxes

Chemical Family: Mineral Oils, Waxes, Paraffins

End Uses: Panels, Coatings Manufacturing

HYDROWAX 115 is a liquid wax emulsion, stabilized with an anionic emulsifier.

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Sasol

NAFOL 20+

Brand: NAFOL

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Alcohols

Chemical Family: Blends & Combinations, Alcohols

Labeling Claims: High Purity

NAFOL Alcohols are blends of high purity linear primary alcohols with even-numbered carbon chain lengths. NAFOL 20+ Alcohol is a waxy solid with off-white coloring and slight sweet odor. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

Polyglykol® 6000 S Polethylene Glycol product card banner

Clariant

Polyglykol® 6000 S Polethylene Glycol

INCI Name: PEG-150

Brand: Polyglykol

Applications: Hair Care, Skin Care, Oral

Product Families: Alcohols, Binders & Disintegrants, Other Functional Additives

Chemical Family: Alcohols, Polyols, Polyether, Polyols

End Uses: Facial Moisturizer, Hair Conditioner, Hair Styling Products

Polyglykol 6000 S is a polethylene glycol with a mean molecular weight of 6000. It is a solid in flake form.

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Sasol

HYDROWAX PRO A18

Brand: HYDROWAX

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Hydrocarbons & Waxes

Chemical Family: Waxes

End Uses: Panels

HYDROWAX Pro A18 is a liquid synthetic wax blend emulsion for various applications.

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Sasol

Sasol Acetone - EP

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Aldehydes & Ketones, Ketones

Chemical Family: Ketones

End Uses: Acetylene Cylinder, Methyl Isobutyl Carbinol (MIBC) Manufacturing, Diacetone alcohol (DAA) Manufacturing

Acetone of min. 99.90 % mass purity.

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Sasol

HYDROWAX PRO A16

Brand: HYDROWAX

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Hydrocarbons & Waxes

Chemical Family: Waxes

End Uses: Panels

HYDROWAX Pro A16 is a liquid synthetic wax blend emulsion for various applications.

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Sasol

Sasol HYBLENE 113

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Aromatics

Chemical Family: Aromatics, Alkyl Benzenes

End Uses: Linear alkyl benzene sulphonic acid (LAS) Manufacturing

HYBLENE is the trade name of a high quality linear alkylbenzene (LAB) produced by Sasol Italy in its plant in Augusta (SR) using UOP technology (DETAL) . The process is based on benzene alkylation with n-olefins using a noncorrosive solid catalyst in a fixed-bed reactor. HYBLENE 113 is a particular LAB with a linear alkyl chain ranging from C10 to C13 and an average molecular mass of 240. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Sasol

NACOL Ether 6

Brand: NACOL Ether

Applications: Fluids & Lubricants, Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Other Additives, Esters & Ethers, Ethers

Chemical Family: Ethers

End Uses: Metalworking Fluids, Paint Manufacturing, Metal Working Fluids

SASOL's NACOL Ethers are readily biodegradable dialkyl ethers derived from analogous linear alcohols. NACOL Ether 6, 8 and 10 are clear, colorless liquids. NACOL Ethers (C6 to C10) show a very low viscosity and good spreading properties. The specifc structure of the ethers provides polarity which yields advantageous solubility and solvent characteristics. Each is compatible in a wide variety of applications, including flow assurance, asphaltene remediation, cleaning, metal working fluid additives, silicone remover and various microemulsion formulations.

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Sasol

PURAL MG 70

Brand: PURAL

Applications: Chemical Building Blocks & Intermediates

Product Families: Inorganics

PURAL MG 70 is aluminum magensium hydroxy carbonate. It has a 70:30 MgO:Al2O3 ratio. Hydrotalcites have a double-layered metal hydroxide structure consisting of magnesium and aluminium hydroxide octahedrons interconnected via the edges. Additional interstitial anions between the layers compensate the charge of the crystal and determine the size of the interlayer distance (basal spacing).