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TRIOCTYL TRIMELLITATE

Synonyms: Tris (2-ethylhexyl) trimellitate; Trioctyl; Trimellitate tris (2-ethylhexyl) ester; Tri (2-ethylhexyl) trimellitate ester; 2-Ethylhexyl Trimellitate; Tris (2-ethylhexyl) benzenetricarboxylate.

Catalog ID Number

Polytrans ID No. is: 010-300-013

CAS Registry Number

CAS RNo. is: 3319-31-1

Formula

Chemical formula is: C33H54O6

Molecular Weight

MW is: 546.79 g/mol

To be used for

Trioctyl Trimellitate is a primary plasticizer for polyvinyl chloride resin and copolymer applications. It offers compatibility, excellent low temperature properties, ease of processing and a high degree of permanence. It is applied in various plastic materials such as polyvinyl chloride, chloroethylene copolymer, ethyl cellulose, polymethyl methylacrylate. It is used for manufacturing flexible PVC film, sheet and tape flexible PVC-wire and cable.

Physical and Chemical properties

Grade High First Qualified
Description

Viscous, colorless or light yellow liquid with a slight smell

Color (Pt-Co, max) 120 150 200
Ester content (%, min) 99.0 98.5 98.5
Flashing point (C, min) 240 240 235
Density at 20C (g/cm³) 0.988 0.002 0.988 0.002 0.988 0.002
Loss on heating (%, max) 0.15 0.15 0.20
Resistance (Ohm x ³, min) 1x1010 5x109 3x109

Packing

Trioctyl trimellitate is poured into a new galvanized iron drum. Net weight of each drum is 200 kg, 4 drums/palette.


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