What is DEG and where can you find it? Find out in this quick to read article the applications, case uses, and contact information to order your tank or IBCs of DEG.
Diethylene glycol, or DEG, is a chemical compound with a wide range of uses. It is a colorless, virtually odorless, and sweet-tasting liquid that is miscible with water. One of the most common uses for DEG is as am solvent. It is often used to dissolve other substances and can be found in a variety of personal care and cleaning products, such as hand soaps, shampoos, and detergents. DEG is also used as a raw material in the production of polyester fibers and films. These fibers and films are used in a wide range of applications, including clothing, textiles, and packaging materials.
In addition to its use as a solvent and raw material, DEG is also used as a heat transfer fluid. It has a high boiling point and low viscosity, which makes it effective at transferring heat from one place to another. DEG is commonly used in closed-loop heat transfer systems, such as those found in automobiles and industrial equipment. DEG is also a component in the production of resins and plastics. It is often used as a plasticizer, which is a substance that is added to a material to increase its flexibility and workability. DEG is added to resins and plastics to make them more pliable and easier to process.
Despite its many uses, DEG can be toxic if ingested or inhaled in large quantities. It can also be irritating to the skin and eyes. Therefore, it is important to handle DEG with care and follow proper safety guidelines when working with it. In summary, DEG is a chemical compound with a wide range of uses, including as a solvent, raw material, heat transfer fluid, and component in the production of resins and plastics. While it has many practical applications, it is important to handle DEG with care and follow proper safety guidelines to avoid potential health risks.
Same Chemicals is providing high purity DEG directly from the Netherlands across Europe and the world. We can deliver DEG in IBCs or in ISO tanks to your factory. Contact us to inquire about the current price of DEG and receive offers.
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