Description: A transparent, colorless liquid, with a characteristic fruity odor. It has medium volatility, and is lighter than water, with which it is not miscible. Soluble in organic solvents such as alcohols, ketones, esters and hydrocarbons. Produced by the esterification process of acetic acid with isobutanol, in the presence of a catalyst.
Applications: Used in the preparation of nitrocellulose lacquers, paint thinners and solvents, as well as for solvents of cellulose esters and acrylic lacquers. Also used as thinners of flexographic inks, and as a nitrocellulose solvent in perfumes, nail polish, and nail polish removers. It is a solvent of polyvinyl acetate, polystyrene, resins and finishes for synthetic wood, and of lacquers for leather dyeing. It is a raw material for different artificial fruit extracts and synthetic aromatics. It is used to replace methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) in formulations, due to the similarity of their properties.
used by the flexography and rotogravure industries to dilute polyurethane inks for printing different types of packaging materials. It is also used in the paint industry for the preparation of nitrocellulose lacquers and varnishes
Ideal for the preparation of nitrocellulose lacquers, varnishes and paint thinners, as well as for the dilution of the dilution of flexographic inks.
Used for inks, varnishes, adhesives, explosives, artificial leather, textiles, photography and paper coatings. Also used in the preparation of thinners, paint removers, and nitrocellulose lacquers.
It is used as a solvent in the ink, varnish and glue industries, and for the preparation of paint thinners and removers, and thinners of flexographic inks..
A retardant in ink and paint solvents