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acrylates monomers
2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate
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2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate



2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate is produced by reacting 2-ethyl hexanol and acrylic acid in a dehydratation process that acts as the catalyst. 2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate will react with oxidising agents such as alkalis and will polymerise when heated.  Polymerisation is inhibited by hydroquinone.

2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate Chemical Composition

2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate Chemical Structure Composition.


2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate  is used in the chemical manufacturing industry for the production of homopolymers and co-polymers emulsion.  It is used as a co-polymer for caulks, paint coatings, pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) and sealants, leather finishing, paint additives, textiles and paper coatings. 

2-ethyl hexyl acrylate also known as 2-Propenoic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester; is an acrylate monomer with a molecular formula of C11H20O2, CAS: 103-11-7.  It is a clear liquid which is not soluble in water and completely soluble in alcohols and ethers.  It has a flashpoint between 75 – 90°C and has a characteristic acrylic odour.

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Arpadis is handling the storage, transport, export & import formalities of 2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate globally.