aerosol propellant

aerosol propellant

[′e·rə‚sȯl prə′pel·ənt]
(materials)
Compressed gas or vapor in a container which, upon release of pressure and expansion through a valve, carries another substance from the container; used for cosmetics, household cleaners, and so on; examples are butanes, propane, nitrogen, fluorocarbons, and carbon dioxide.
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DME is used primarily as an aerosol propellant in the West, which represents a relatively small market overall, but its primary use is in fuel applications - where it is mainly blended into liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
10: CSPA Aerosol Propellant Safety Seminar, Marriott Suites O'Hare, Chicago.
Aerosol Propellant Market by Type (DME, HFC, HFO, Other Hydrocarbons, and Others), by Application (Personal Care, Household, Medical, and Others), and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020
Dichloromethane (otherwise known as methylene chloride) is used as a CFC replacement in the production of polyurethane flexible slab, and as an aerosol propellant.
has commence with full-scale commercial production of a low-GWP (global warming potential) material used as an aerosol propellant, insulating agent, and refrigerant.
Its range of eco-friendly products - Cutting Edge Gas, Pro-Power and Emirates Gas Aerosol Propellant (EGAP) - supports efforts in curbing pollution and driving sustainable development.
The company also offers a range of eco-friendly products, such as the aerosol propellant (EGAP), a substitute for ozone-depleting CFC products used in the perfume and deodorant industries, and pro-power cylinders, designed for the fork lift industry and offers a clean burning and very low emission eco-friendly alternative to traditional fuels.
It used mainly as aerosol propellant in place of CFC (chlorofluorocarbon) for hair spray or deodorant.
DME is selectively used in industry as an aerosol propellant and a refrigerant in blended form.
The sprays, available in Extra Virgin and Mild & Light varietites, contain no added water, alcohol, emulsifiers, antioxidants or aerosol propellant.
Currently, the main use for DME in Japan is aerosol propellant for cosmetics and paints, however, it has already been commercialized in China for LPG substitute because of its similar properties to those of LPG.
An introductory kit contains colors, hardener, reducer, and a can of aerosol propellant for the included airbrush.