Methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, a low boiling, fast evaporating solvent is a colourless, stable liquid, partially miscible with water.
MEK has a low flash point oxygenated solvent with Q sweet odour. MEK is a versatile, inexpensive, workhorse Ketone suitable for acrylic coating formulations as a clean-up solvent for polymeric manufacturing and in specialty chemical formulations.
A flammable solvent soluble in, alcohol and other hydrocarbons.
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Solubility :- MEK is soluble in polar and non-polar organic materials and thus is an ideal component in coatings thinners and reducer formulations. MEK will affect a slower evaporation rate for a premium gloss finish.