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NACOL Ether 18

Sasol Chemicals NACOL ETHERS are biodegradable dialkyl ethers derived from analogous linear alcohols. All products are clear, colorless liquids with a characteristic odor. The specific 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 and microemulsion formulations. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Properties

Features And Benefits
End Use Claims
Solubilization
Regulatory Status
AICS Listed (Australia)
IECSC Listed (China)
KECI Listed (Korea)
ISHL Listed (Japan)
CH INV Listed (Switzerland)
Regional Availability
Latin America
North America
Europe
Asia Pacific
Middle East & Africa
Product Characteristics
Origin
Petrochemical
Synthetic
CAS No.
112-92-5
6297-03-6
Physical Form
Solid
Color
Light Yellow
Odor
Characteristic
Appearance
Slightly yellow after melting
Typical Properties
Value
Unit
Test Method
Distearylether Content
min. 85
wt. %
600-80
Density at 80°C
0.790 - 0.796
g/ml
DIN 51757
Viscosity at 80°C
approx. 6.6
mPa.s
600-25
Acid Number
max. 1
-
Water Content
max. 0.1
wt. %
DIN 51777
Ester Value
max. 5
mg KOH/g
600-33
Molecular weight
approx. 522
g/mol
600-19
Flash Point
approx. 259
°C
ISO 2592
Melting Point
approx. 62
°C
600-27

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Technical product information

Performance Profile

NACOL ETHERS are high-purity, biodegradable ethers derived from analogous linear alcohols. NACOL ETHERS are available with chain lengths between C12 and C36

Liquid NACOL ETHER

  • Ethers based on linear alcohols (C6 to C10)
  • High purity (> 96 %)  
  • Excellent flow and low viscosity properties
  • Fast spreading agents
  • Higher polarity than paraffins
  • Alternative to many silicone additives
  • Good pigment wetting properties
  • Excellent solubility
  • pH stable

Solid NACOL ETHER

  • Ethers based on linear alcohols (C12 to C18)
  • Sharp melting profile
  • High latent heat
  • Hydrophobation
  • Higher polarity than paraffins
  • Tunable hardness
  • Good pigment compatibility
  • pH stable

Figure 2: Water Repellency

Viscosity Profile

NACOL alcohol viscosity vs temperature

Density Profile

NACOL alcohol density vs temperature

Melting profile & Latent heat

NACOL ETHERS show a sharp melting profile and a high latent heat of fusion.

NACOL ETHERS are an excellent add-on to the PARAFOL product portfolio as materials for latent heat storage applications.

Melting profile

Latent heat of fusion

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Storage And Handling

Precautions for safe handling 

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

  • Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage class (TRGS 510)

  • 10-13: German Storage Class 10 to 13

Other data

  • Stable under normal conditions.

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