glycol ether


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glycol ether

[′glī‚kȯl ′ē·thər]
(organic chemistry)
A colorless liquid used as a solvent, in detergents, and as a diluent; a typical example is ethylene glycol diethyl ether, C2H5OCH2CH2OC2H5.
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Summary: MRRSE Research provides an exclusive analysis of the global propylene glycol ether Market in the latest report titled "Propylene Glycol Ether Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013 -- 2017 and Forecast 2018 -- 2026".
[USPRwire, Thu Jul 25 2019] MRRSE Research provides an exclusive analysis of the global propylene glycol ether Market in the latest report titled " Propylene Glycol Ether Market : Global Industry Analysis 2013 -- 2017 and Forecast 2018 -- 2026 ".
Ethxylates, glycol ether and ethanol-amine are to be produced at the plant, and the items would be used as feedstock for hygiene items, detergents, and additives in textile, cement, gas sweetening, refining and petrochemical industries.
Diethylene glycol butyl ether, a glycol ether solvent, is a clear liquid with a very low odour and high boiling point.
Sadara's butyl glycol ether (BGE) plant is one of the largest of its kind in the world.
For one, they had only a single urine sample per woman, offering limited information because glycol ether metabolites clear from the body relatively rapidly.
Therefore, the global automotive brake fluid market can be segment by type as: DOT 3 (glycol ether based), DOT 4 (glycol ether based/borate ester), DOT 5 (silicone based), DOT 5.1 (borate ester/glycol ether).
Moreover, surfactants with Amine functional group showed higher stability when compared to the Glycol Ether family group.
The catalyst system, in one embodiment, includes (a) an organolithium amine compound, (b) a group IIa metal salt of an amino glycol or a glycol ether, (c) an organoaluminum compound, and optionally (d) an amine compound.
Blokes using paint containing glycol ether solvents are twice as likely to have low sperm counts, researchers at Sheffield and Manchester universities have found.
There is a glycol ether from Dow Chemical that matches all but point (b).