Products by product group

Here you find all our products catagorized by the chemical group they belong to. If you know where the product you are looking for belongs to just click on the group and find the product.
Another approach is to look for a product by application or industry where it is used. From both angles the same products are shown.
However, it is of course still posible that you may not find the exact product you are looking for, while it is still very likely that BAX offers you the solution for your search. In that case, please do not hesitate to inform us. Besides the most current products we put up here, it is very much possible that our suppliers can offer and the supply this product the same. All our product pages show, next to a brief introduction, the specifiation sheet (TDS or Sales specifications) Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are avialable on request. )

GLYCOLS & GLYCOL ETHERS | MONO ETHYLENE GLYCOL (MEG)

Description
Mono Ethylene Glycol (also known as MEG) is a clear, colourless, virtually odourless, and slightly viscous liquid.  It is miscible with water, alcohols, and many organic compounds, and has the formula C2H6O2.  It is the most important of the commercially available ethylene glycols as it has many industrial applications.

Applications

There is strong global demand for Mono Ethylene Glycol as it is a vital ingredient in the production of polyester fibres, films, and resins, one of which is polyethylene terephthalate (PET).  The PET is then converted into plastic bottles which are used globally.  It is estimated that 70-80% of all the MEG consumed is used as a chemical intermediate in these polyester production processes. The second largest market for MEG is in antifreeze applications where it is a component in the manufacture of antifreeze, coolants, aircraft anti-icer, and de-icers. Mono ethylene glycol also has humectant properties and this makes it ideal for use in the fibre treatment of textiles, the paper industry, and in adhesives, inks, and cellophane.

 

Cas: 107-21-1

Download specifications

contact

address

Bax Chemicals
Export Overseas BV
J. Duikerweg 12c
1703 DR Heerhugowaard
The Netherlands
T +31(0)229 508 500
F +31(0)229 508 502
sales@baxchemicals.com

form

Contact us

Your message will be followed up within 72 hrs