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ArroChem’s Glycol Ether EB, also known as 2-Butoxyethanol, is a clear, colorless liquid with a mild, pleasant odor. It belongs to the glycol ether family and is widely used as a solvent in various industrial applications. The chemical formula of Glycol Ether EB is C6H14O2 (Ethylene Glycol Butyl Ether).

General Characteristics:


Solubility in Water, 25°C:

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Clear, colorless liquid

Partially soluble

39°C (102°F) (closed cup)

~0.904 g/cm³ at 20°C


Glycol Ether EB finds versatile applications across various industries, including but not limited to the following:

  • Coatings and Paints: As a solvent for lacquers, varnishes, paints, and coatings, offering excellent solvency for resins and pigments.
  • Printing Inks: Used in the formulation of flexographic, gravure, and screen printing inks.
  • Cleaning Agents: Employed as an effective cleaning agent for industrial and household applications.
  • Adhesives: As a solvent in the formulation of adhesives, providing good bonding properties.
  • Chemical Processes: Utilized as a reaction solvent and diluent in various chemical processes.



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