trimethyl borate


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trimethyl borate

[trī′meth·əl ′bȯr‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
B(OCH3)3 A water-white liquid, boiling at 67-68°C; used as a solvent for resins, waxes, and oils, and as a catalyst and a reagent in analysis of paint and varnish. Also known as methyl borate.
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Baker), Ti[O.sub.2] Evonik P25 -DP25- and Rhodamine B (95%, Aldrich), phthalonitrile (98%, Fluka), urea (99.5%, Merck), trimethyl borate (99%, Aldrich), chlorobenzene (J.T.
In a 100 mL two-necked round-bottom flask, 2 g of phthalonitrile, 315 mg of urea, and 2mL of trimethyl borate were mixed together in 20 mL of chlorobenzene under [N.sub.2] atmosphere.
This method involves exposing wood products to the volatile boron compound vapor trimethyl borate (TMB), which leads to hydrolysis of the ester and deposition of the active preservative ingredient boric acid in the wood.
The composites were vapor phase treated with trimethyl borate as has been described elsewhere (Hashim et al.