TriMellitic Anhydride (TMA) Cas: 552-30-7 TriMellitic Anhydride Chemical Structure Composition. Production TriMellitic Anhydride (TMA) is a petrochemical intermediate manufactured in solid form. Feedstock is Trimethyl benzene (Pseudo Cumene). TMA is not considered hazardous for transport but is hazardous and toxic for handling. Uses TriMellitic Anhydride is used in polyester resins for coatings, polyamide resins (Nylon), […]
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Vinyl acetate monomer
Vinyl Acetate Monomer also known as VAM, acetic acid ethenyl ester, acetic acid ethylene ether, acetoxyethene, 1-acetoxyethylene, ethenyl ethanoate, ethenyl acetate, and acetic acid vinyl ester with the molecular formula C4H6O2. It is a colourless liquid with a pungent and typical odour.
Vinyl Acetate Monomer Chemical Structure Composition.
Vinyl acetate monomer VAM is produced starting from the reaction of ethylene and acetic acid with oxygen. The VAM is recovered by condensation and scrubbing and is purified by distillation.
VAM has a specific gravity of 0.933, a flash point of -8° C and is highly flammable.
Approximately 75% of all the VAM produced in the world is used to produce polyvinyl acetate (PVAc) and polyvinyl alcohol (PVA).
VAM is a key ingredient in emulsion polymers, resin, and intermediates used in paints, adhesive, coatings, textiles, wire and cable polyethylene compounds, laminated safety glass (PVB), packaging (Ethylene-vinyl acetate EVA), automotive plastic fuel tanks and acrylic fibres.
Polyvinyl acetate is used in paints, adhesives, paper coatings and textile treatments, while polyvinyl alcohol is used in the production of adhesives, coatings, and water soluble packaging, and textile warp sizing.
VAM is also used to make polyvinyl butyral (PVB) which is used in laminated safety glass for cars and buildings.
Arpadis is one of the largest chemical distributor in Europe.
Arpadis is handling the storage, transport, export & import formalities of Vinyl Acetate Monomer globally.