Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK), also known as Butanone, is a colorless liquid with a sweet and sharp odor. It has several functions:

  • 1. Solvent: MEK is a common solvent used in processes involving gums, resins, cellulose acetate, nitrocellulose coatings, and vinyl films. It helps clean and prepare surfaces for painting and produces synthetic rubber.
  • 2. Chemical Intermediate: It is also used as a chemical intermediate to produce other chemicals in the pharmaceutical industry and in the manufacture of resins and paraffin wax.
  • 3. Adhesives: MEK is used in the adhesive industry as it effectively bonds plastics, textiles, and metals together.
  • 4. Cleaning: It is used as a cleaning agent in the electronics industry and in the removal of graffiti.
  • 5. Printing: In the printing industry, MEK is used as part of inks for flexographic and rotogravure printing.
Function of MEK

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