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FlexaTrac™ DME-300

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Ascend Performance Materials

FlexaTrac™ -DME 300 by Ascend Performance Materials is a dimethyl ester (DME). It acts as a readily biodegradable low-VOC (volatile organic compound) blending solvent. Exhibits excellent polymer solvency, excellent HSE rate and controlled solvent evaporation rate. This grade has an excellent health, safety and environment-friendly profile with mild to no odor. Shows high miscibility with most organic solvents. It is a clear and colorless liquid. Suitable for use on wood, plastic and metal substrates without damaging the substrate surface. It is a good alternative to perceived non-environmental friendly options such as acetates, dicholoro methane (DCM), glycol ethers and n-methyl-2-pyrolidone (nMP). FlexaTrac™ -DME 300 by Ascend Performance Materials can be used in household and professional paint strippers on a wide range of resins including acrylics, alkyds, polyesters and polyurethanes. It is designed to meet the LVP-VOC (low vapor pressure–volatile organic compound) criteria established by the California Air Resources Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s VOC requirements for consumer and institutional products.

FlexaTrac™ DME-300 Product details

Product Type
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Chemical Composition
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Physical Form
Liquid
Appearance
Clear, Colorless
Product Launch Date
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Product Status
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Applications/ Recommended for
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FlexaTrac™ DME-300 Properties

Property

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Dimethyl Succinate
xxxxx %wt
Dimethyl Glutarate
xxxxxx %wt
Dimethyl Adipate
xxxxxxx %wt
Acid Content
xxxxx mg KOH/g
Water Content
xxxxx %wt
Methanol Content
xxxxx %wt
Color
xxxx APHA
Molecular Weight
xxx
Distillation Range
xxxxxxxxx °C
Density @ 25°C
xxxx lb/gal
Specific Gravity @ 25°C
xxxxx
Viscosity @ 25°C
xxxx cps
Solubility in Water
xxx %wt
Water Solubility in DMEs
xxx %wt
Freezing Point
xxx °C
Flash Point (Pensky-Martin cc)
xxx °F
Surface Tension
xxxx dynes/cm
Electrical Resistance
xxx megohms
Vapor Pressure @ 20°C
xxxx torr

Solubility Properties

Element
Test Condition
Test Method
Miscible in
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Last edited Nov 29, 2016
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