Uses and Benefits of Propylene Carbonate

Uses and Benefits of Propylene Carbonate

Propylene Carbonate is available!

Are you looking for a chemical with low toxicity, low evaporation rate, and VOCs exemption? Propylene Carbonate has all of those characteristics and it is suitable for a variety of applications. It can be used for painting, coating, as a cleaning agent, and as solvent for many other industries.

Benefits of Propylene Carbonate

Not only it has a low evaporation rate, low toxicity, and VOC exemption, Propylene Carbonate also has other benefits such as:

  • Improves lubricity
  • It is chemically stable
  • Co-firing in any atmosphere without oxidation
  • Excellent viscosity properties and green strength
  • Propylene Carbonate is one of the most eco-efficient alternatives for coating wires.

Applications of Propylene Carbonate as a Cleaning Agent

  • Ink cleaner
  • All purpose industrial and consumer cleaners
  • Electronic cleaners
  • Unsaturated polyester clean up
  • Metal cleaner
  • Degreaser

Applications of Propylene Carbonate in the Cosmetic Industry

Propylene Carbonate is not corrosive, therefore, it can use as a solvent for lipsticks, skin cleansing products, eye shadows, and mascaras. It is suitable for this industry since it has the ability to dissolve substance and it is a colorless, odorless, and  it is a not corrosive liquid.

Another uses of Propylene Carbonate

Did you know that Propylene Carbonate can be used to:

  • Remove CO2 from natural gas.
  • Increase electrolyte solubility/ionic conductivity, and decrease dioxide vapor pressure in lithium batteries.
  • As plasticizer
  • As an important intermediate in the synthesis of tenofovir.

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