Methyl ethyl ketone
ExxonMobil™ methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) oxygenated fluid offers strong solvency and fast evaporative properties. They are not listed as hazardous air pollutants under U.S. EPA regulations.
- Solvency power: For solutions of coating, adhesive and ink resins (polyurethane, polyester, acrylic, cellulose, polychloroprene), and for paint stripper formulations
- Fast evaporation: For thinners and industrial paint formulations, adhesives and extraction processes
- Low viscosity: Enabling high-solids formulations in coatings and adhesives
Industries and applications
ExxonMobil MEK is a key fluid in formulating polychloroprene adhesives, especially as a replacement for toluene, and is a component of many gravure printing inks. Other application areas include:
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