methylal

Methylal, Dimethoxymethane Manufacturers, Suppliers

Methylal is known as biodegradable dimethyl acetal.Methylal is also know in synonyms of Formaldehyde Dimethyl Ether; Dimethoxymethane; Formaldehyde dimethyl acetal by Chemofarbe Group.It is amphiphilic in nature with low viscosity, surface tension and boiling point. It is a flammable, highly volatile solvent with good dissolving power.Methylal is to be considered as a potential alternative fuel and fuel additive due to its high oxygen content and its ability to enhance the combustion characteristics of diesel and petrol.

Synonyms Of METHYLAL

Formaldehyde Dimethyl Ether; Dimethoxymethane; Formaldehyde dimethyl acetal

CSA Number: 109-87-5
Molecular Formula: C3H8O2
Molecular Weight: 76.09 g/mol

Physical & Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Colourless liquid
Flash point 180°C
Boiling Point 42°C-44°C
Freezing Point/Melting Point 105°C
Auto Ignition Temnpreature 237°C

Packing

170 KGS in MS drums of 900mm height and 18 kg weight with a nitrogen padding over the surface. BHT is added as a stabilizer to prevent peroxide formation. We also supply material in ISO tanks

Specification

Methylal Content by GLC Min 99.5%
Methanol Content by GLC Max 0.05% w/w
Moisture Content (by KF) Max 0.05%

Applications Of METHYLAL

  • Reaction solvent or an extraction solvent manufacturing pharmaceuticals, aerosols, paints, varnishes and cleanings
  • Production of ion exchange resins, polyacetal as a chain length regulator
  • Glue Formulations fragrances and pesticides
  • Fuel Additive for smoke reduction
  • Paint Stripping
  • Blowing agent for PU Foams

Advantages Of METHYLAL

  • Excellent Stability
  • A versatile replacement solvent
  • Excellent stability in acidic or alkaline medium
  • Excellent water removal property from organic moecules
  • Shipping Regulation

    H.S Code: 29110000
    UN No: UN 1234
    Packing Group: Class II

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    • +91-22-2596 8361 / 62
    • 91-22-2596 2453 / 2596 2457      /25950203
    • 502 Filix , LBS Marg ,
           Opposite Asian Paints ,      Bhandup(West),
           Mumbai, Maharashtra-400 078,India
    • sales@chemofarbe.com