Solvent

DOWANOL DPM

Dipropylene Glycol Methyl Ether - CH3O[CH2CH(CH3)O]2H (One of several isomers)

A hydrophilic glycol ether with a moderate evaporation rate and excellent coupling abilities

Suggested applications :

  • Coupling agent ( often in blends) for water-based dilutable coatings
  • Active solvent for solvent-based coatings
  • Coupling agent and solvent in household and industrial cleaners, grease and paint removers, metal cleaners, and hard surface cleaners
  • Primary solvent in solvent-based silk screen printing inks
  • Coupling agent and solvent for vat dyeing fabrics
  • Mutual solvent, coupling agent, and emollient in cosmetic formulations
  • Coalescent for floor polish and finishes

Other solvents are :

  SOLVENT  ACTIVE  TARGET USAGE
1 HEXYL CELLOSOLVE ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOHEXYL ETHER Latex based Coating, cleaners, printing ink
2 BUTYL CELLOSOLVE ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOHEXYL ETHER Coating, cleaners, printing ink, disinfectant, agriculture pesticide
3 DOWANOL DPM DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER Coating, cleaners, grease, paint, printing ink, vat dyeing fabrics, cosmetic, agriculture herbicide
4 DOWANOL PM PROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER Coating, cleaners, printing ink, pen ink, ball point, agriculture pesticide
5 DOWANOL DPNB DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER Coating, cleaners, grease, paint, latex coating, epoxides, plasticizers
6 DOWANOL PnB PROPYLENE GLYCOL n-BUTYL ETHER Coating, cleaners, grease, paint, latex coating, epoxides, plasticizers, water based agriculture formulations
7 DOWANOL PMA PROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ACETATE Coating, printing ink, epoxy
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