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Producer: 
Eastman
Brand: 
TMPD
IUPAC:2,2,4-Trimethyl-1,3-PentanediolEastman TMPD™ glycol is used to formulate saturated polyester resins for liquid coatings and unsaturated polyester laminating resins. Markets for Eastman TMPD™ glycol include metal office furniture, automotive, industrial maintenance, general metal, and fiberglass-reinforced plastics for composites. Eastman TMPD™ glycol can be shipped in bags in white, waxy platelet form, cast solid form in drums, or in bulk molten form in tank trucks.Contact us for more information, to request a sample, or to receive a copy of Eastman publication, Storage and Handling of Eastman TMPD Glycol™.

TMPD™ glycol

Producer: 
Eastman
Brand: 
TMPD
IUPAC:2,2,4-Trimethyl-1,3-PentanediolEastman TMPD™ glycol is used to formulate saturated polyester resins for liquid coatings and unsaturated polyester laminating resins. Markets for Eastman TMPD™ glycol include metal office furniture, automotive, industrial maintenance, general metal, and fiberglass-reinforced plastics for composites. Eastman TMPD™ glycol can be shipped in bags in white, waxy platelet form, cast solid form in drums, or in bulk molten form in tank trucks.Contact us for more information, to request a sample, or to receive a copy of Eastman publication, Storage and Handling of Eastman TMPD Glycol™.
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Labeling Claims
Product Highlights
  • Allows the formulation of very stable waterborne polyesters
  • Excellent chemical, stain, humidity, and corrosion resistance properties
  • Ideal for formulating high-solids, low VOC coatings
  • Low viscosity and density with excellent solubility in solvents
  • Outstanding corrosion resistance in fiberglass-reinforced plastics

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Recommended Applications
  • Auto refinish
  • Automotive
  • Building materials
  • Lubricants
  • Paints & coatings
  • Process additives
  • Wind energy

Properties

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acidity as Butyric Acidmax. 0.05wt %-
Appearance (Molten)Clear, clean liquid--
Assay by GCmin. 98.6wt %-
Autoignition Temperature346 (655)°C (°F)-
Boiling Point at 760 mm Hg 95%235 (455)°C (°F)-
Boiling Point at 760 mm Hg Initial220 (428)°C (°F)-
Color (Molten) Pt-Co Scalemax. 15--
Density at 21°C Granulated0.688 (43)g/mL (lb/ft3)-
Density at 21°C Solid Cake0.897 (56)g/mL (lb/ft3)-
Empirical FormulaC8H18O2--
Fire Point Cleveland Open Cup118 (245)°C (°F)-
Flash Point Cleveland Open Cup113 (235)°C (°F)-
Hygroscopicity at Equil. at 25°C and 50% RH0.1-0.2 H2Owt %-
Melting Point46-55 (114.8-131)°C (°F)-
Molecular Weight146.22--
Solubility at 25°C in Ethyl Alcohol75.0wt %-
Solubility at 25°C in Isopropyl Alcohol80.0wt %-
Solubility at 25°C in Methyl Alcohol75.0wt %-
Solubility at 25°C in Propylene Glycol50.0wt %-
Solubility at 25°C in Water1.9wt %-
Specific Gravity at 55°C/15°C0.928--
Watermax. 0.25wt %-

Documents (5)

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Type
TMPD - Glycol Sales Specifications Sheet
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TMPD Glycol Polyester - Coating Resin Synthesis and Processing Procedures
Brochure
Tech Tip Eastman TMPD glycol
Brochure
Corrosion-Resistant Polyester Resins Based on EASTMAN TMPD Glycol
Brochure
A Statistical Approach for Adjusting the Gel Time and Cure Properties of High Performance Unsaturated Polyester Resins
Brochure