Common Uses of Solvents

3rd September 2019

Solvent products are utilised in almost all manufacturing processes in a wide variety of applications. Many of the products we use that […]

Types of Solvent

Solvents can be classed as organic or inorganic materials. Water, the simplest and most abundant solvent on earth is classed […]

Solvents and You

Solvents are chemical products which have the ability to dissolve, suspend or extract other substances without changing their physical properties. Solvents can […]

Hydrocarbon Solvents

As the name suggests, hydrocarbon solvents contain only carbon and hydrogen atoms within their structure.There are hundreds of different types […]

Oxygenated Solvents

Oxygenated solvents are solvents whose chemical structure contains carbon atoms, hydrogen atoms and oxygen atoms. The four main groups of […]

Hydrocarbon Solvents – Aromatic Hydrocarbons

2nd September 2019

Aromatic hydrocarbons have the most solvency power of all solvents, with a chemical structure based upon the aromatic 6-membered benzene […]

Hydrocarbon Solvents - Aliphatic Hydrocarbons

Hydrocarbon Solvents – Aliphatic Hydrocarbons

Aliphatic hydrocarbons can be supplied as highly pure single products such as hexane or heptane (normal or iso), cyclic (eg. […]

Hydrocarbon Solvents - Distillates and Dearomatised Grades

Hydrocarbon Solvents – Distillates and Dearomatised Grades

Petroleum distillates are produced from crude oil in the refining process by fractional distillation. Distillates can be collected from the […]

Oxygenated Solvents – Alcohols

Alcohols are a versatile range of solvents used in large quantities in a wide range of applications. Very miscible with […]

Oxygenated Solvents – Ketones

Ketones are a group of solvent products widely used in cosmetics and personal care, surface coatings, pharmaceutical manufacture, printing inks, […]