methyl formate


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methyl formate

[′meth·əl ′fȯr‚māt]
(organic chemistry)
HCOOCH3 A flammable, colorless liquid with a boiling point of 31.8°C; soluble in ether, water, and alcohol; used in military poison gases and larvicides, and as a fumigant.
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Conversion to zero-ODP blowing agents for rigid foams has left North American PUR processors with several choices: chemical blowing with water or methyl formate; physical blowing with HFC-245fa, HFC-134a, or hydrocarbons; or combinations of any of these.
The other members are acetic acid and methyl formate, already known space residents.
Physical blowing agents such as n-pentane and methyl formate and, for comparison, chemical blowing agents such as water were used to prepare structural polyurethane rigid foams of different densities by reaction injection molding.
The substances soon replaced ammonia, sulphur dioxide, methyl chloride, methyl formate and other toxic, corrosive or flammable refrigerants.
Developed by Foam Supplies, Inc., Ecomate is a patented blowing agent based on methyl formate. It is said to have zero ODP and zero global-warming potential (GWP) and is offered alone or blended into systems.
Acetic acid and methyl formate, previously discovered in interstellar clouds, and the sugar make up the first isomeric triplet in space.