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ArroChem’s Cyclohexanone is an organic compound with the chemical formula C6H10O. It is a clear, colorless liquid with a pungent odor. Cyclohexanone is widely used in various industrial applications, including as a solvent, intermediate in chemical synthesis, and as a raw material for the production of nylon.

General Characteristics:

Appearance:

Ionic Nature:

Solubility in Water, 25°C:

Flash Point:

Specific Gravity:             

Clear, colorless liquid

Non-ionic

Soluble

46°C (115°F)

0.946 at 20°C

Application:

Cyclohexanone finds a wide range of applications across industries due to its excellent solvent properties and reactivity. Key applications include:

  • Solvent: Used as a solvent in various coatings, paints, and adhesives.
  • Chemical Synthesis: Serves as an intermediate in the production of adipic acid, caprolactam (used in the production of nylon), and other chemicals.
  • Textiles: Utilized as a raw material in the production of nylon bonds.
  • Extraction: Used in the extraction of natural products and as a flavoring agent in the food industry.

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