MPK solvent

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Eastman™ MPK (Methyl n-Propyl Ketone) is a medium evaporating, urethane-grade solvent. Its high solvency, low density, and medium evaporation rate make it attractive as a letdown solvent for high-solids resins used in formulating coatings with low VOC content. It is used in gravure printing inks and also provides excellent performance for a wide range of cleaning and surface preparation applications for the transportation industry.

Tests have proven Eastman™ MPK to be an effective non-HAP solvent substitute for MEK and toluene. Vapor pressure of 27.8 mm @ 20°C is well below the 45 mm limit, thereby meeting NESHAP (National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants) requirements for aviation cleaning use. This feature allows for much of the solvent to remain on the wipe instead of emitting into the air and extends the useful life of the wipe.

MPK Properties

KetonesCAS NO.Molecular WeightBoiling point (℃)Evaporation speed (a)Flash point (℃)
a. (n-butyl acetate = 1)

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