Knowde Enhanced TDS
Identification & Functionality
Propylene glycol methyl ether acetate; 2-Methoxy-1-methylethyl acetate; 1-Methoxypropylacetate.
DOWANOL™ PMA Glycol Ether Acetate Features & Benefits
Applications & Uses
- Active solvent for solvent-based coatings.
- Active solvent for solvent-based silk screen printing inks.
- Aprotic solvent in coating systems where OH reactivity is unwanted
(e.g. PU/isocyanate and epoxy).
|Value||Units||Test Method / Conditions|
|Evaporation Rate (n-butyl acetate = 1.0)||0.33||-||-|
|Flammable Limits (Lower)||1.5||vol%||-|
|Flammable Limits (Upper)||7||vol%||-|
|Flash Point||45.5/113.9||°C/°F||Setaflash Closed Cup|
|Freezing Point||-66 (-87)||°C/°F||-|
|Hansen Solubility Parameters (Dispersion)||16.1||(J/cm³)½||-|
|Hansen Solubility Parameters (Hydrogen bond)||6.6||(J/cm³)½||-|
|Hansen Solubility Parameters (Polar)||6.1||(J/cm³)½||-|
|Heat of Vaporization (at normal boiling point)||296||J/g||-|
|Liquid Density (at 20°C)||0.967||g/cm³||-|
|Liquid Density (at 25°C)||0.963||g/cm³||-|
|Net Heat of Combustion (predicted at 25°C)||23.8||kJ/g||-|
|Partition Coefficient (n-octonol/water)||1.2||log Pow||-|
|Solvent in Water (at 25°C)||19.8||g/100||-|
|Specific Gravity (at 20/20°C)||0.964||-||-|
|Specific Heat (at 25°C)||1.85||J/g/°C||-|
|Surface Tension (at 20°C)||26.9||dynes/cm or mN/m||-|
|Vapor Density (air = 1)||4.6||-||-|
|Vapor Pressure (at 20°C - extrapolated)||2.8 (355)||mmHg (Pa)||-|
|Viscosity (at 25°C)||1.1||cP or mPa.s||-|
|Boiling Point (760 mmHg, 1.01 bar)||146/295||°C/°F||-|
Regulatory & Compliance
Safety & Health
Dow encourages its customers and potential users to review their applications from the standpoint of human health and environmental aspects. To help ensure that Dow products are not used in ways for which they are not intended or tested, Dow personnel will assist customers in dealing with environmental and product safety considerations. Dow literature, including Material Safety Data Sheets, should be consulted prior to the use.