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RESINS + ADHESIVES | METHYL ACETATE

Methyl Acetate

Description
Methyl acetate (also known as methyl ethanoate) is an organic compound with a molecular formula of C3H6O2.  This product is a clear, colourless liquid that has a typical ester odour.  This product is very flammable with a flash point of -10° C and a flammability rating of 3.   It is highly miscible with all common organic solvents (alcohols, ketones, glycols, esters) but has only slight miscibility in water. 

Applications
The major use of methyl acetate is as a solvent in fast drying paints such as lacquers.  It is also used as a solvent in the manufacturing of cellulose adhesives, perfumes and as a relational solvent in dye production.  It is also used in the production of nail polish remover, motor vehicle coatings, cleaning products, cosmetics, furniture coatings and industrial coatings.  The main user end markets for this product are the paint, coatings, cosmetic, textiles and motor industries.

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