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Dipropylene glycol DME

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Dipropylene glycol DME by Clariant is a hygroscopic dipropylene glycol dimethyl ether. Exhibits chemical stability, absence of reactive groups and low toxicity. It is not listed as a hazardous air pollutant and offers an alternative to solvents being phased out as a result of the Clean Air Act. It is a colorless liquid with a mild, pleasant odor. It is completely miscible with most common organic solvents and has limited solubility in water. It forms an azeotrope with water (38% Dipropylene glycol DME and 62% water). It is used as an environmentally friendly replacement for NMP (N-methyl pyrrolidone). Suitable for water-based and solvent-based coating systems. Dipropylene glycol DME is designed for use as a coalescing agent or as solvent for polyurethane/isocyanate prepolymer in 2c-PUDs. It can also be used in effective paint and varnish-stripping formulations by combining it with a protic solvent and as a co-solvent in aluminum pastes.

Dipropylene glycol DME Product details

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Dipropylene glycol DME Properties


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Test Condition
Test Method
Molar mass
xxx g/mol
Boiling point at 1013 hPa, ASTM D1120
xxx °C
Solidification point, ASTM D97
xxx °C
Flash point (Closed cup), ASTM D7094
xx °C
Ignition temperature, DIN 51794
xxx °C
Density @ 20°C, DIN 51757
xxxxx g/cm3
Viscosity @ 20°C, kinematic, DIN 51562
xxxx mm2/s
Viscosity @ 10°C, kinematci, DIN 51562
xxxx mm2/s
Viscosity @ 0°C, kinematic, DIN 51562
xxxx mm2/s
Vapor pressure @ 20°C
xxx mbar
Surface tension @ 25°C, DIN EN14370
xxxx mN/m
Refractive number (nD20), DIN 51423
Solubility @ 20°C in solvent
xxx %w/w
Solubility @ 20°C in water
xx %w/w
Kauri Butanol (KB) value, ASTM D1133
Evaporation rate (Diethylether =1), DIN 53170
Hansen solubility parameter - δd (dispersion)
xxxx J/cm3
Hansen solubility parameter - δp (polar)
xxx J/cm3
Hansen solubility parameter - δh (hydrogen bonding)
xxx J/cm3

Solubility Properties

Test Condition
Test Method
Miscible in
Slightly soluble in
Last edited Feb 14, 2017
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