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Dowanol™ PnB

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Dow Chemical

Propylene glycol n-butyl ether. Acts as an effective coupling agent and efficient solvent for water-reducible coatings, effective coalescent for lowering the minimum film forming temperature in water-borne latex coatings, and active solvent for solvent-based coatings. Offers very good solvency and oil solubility. Provides effective surfactant properties. Possesses very good coupling ability and evaporation rate control. Exhibits greater formulating flexibility and low viscosity. Used in latex coatings.

Dowanol™ PnB Product details

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Dowanol™ PnB Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Molecular weight
xxxxx g/mol
Boiling point @ 760 mmHg
xxx °C
Flash point (Setaflash Closed Cup)
xx °C
Specific gravity @ 25°C
Viscosity @ 25°C
xxx mPa.s
Surface tension @ 25°C
xxxx dynes/cm
Autoignition temperature
xxx °C
Vapor pressure@ 20°C
xxxx mmHg

Solubility Properties

Test Condition
Test Method
Slightly soluble in
Miscible in
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