Trimethylcyclohexanone

Product
chemical structure of TMCHONE

Trimethylcyclohexanone (TMCHONE) is a high-boiling solvent which has limited miscibility with water but is infinitely miscible with most of the organic solvents.

Arkema Trimethylcyclohexanone is an excellent solvent in a wide variety of markets: paints and coatings, agrochemistry, textile & leather, fine chemistry, construction, automotive...

Arkema Trimethylcyclohexanone can be used as solvent, co-solvent, flow-control agent, plasticizer, thinner, or starting material for chemical syntheses, etc.

Identity

CAS number
873-94-9
Chemical name
3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexanone
Common name
TMCHONE

Properties

  • Purity (% by weight) : ≥ 99,0
  • Appearance at 20°C : clear liquid free from suspended materials
  • Density at 20°C (g/cm3) : 0.889
  • Boiling point at 1013 Pa : 189°C
  • Flash point (closed cup) : 67 °C
  • Water solubility at 20°C (mass fraction): 1%
  • Hansen Solubility Parameters at 25°C

      δt = 18.9
      δd = 17.1
      δp = 5.5
      δh = 5.9

Geographic availability

Worldwide

Markets

  • Automotive and transportation
    • Automotive
  • Building and construction
  • Chemical and plastics industry
    • Automotive
    • Cosmetic
    • Fine chemistry
  • Food industry and agrochemicals
    • Agrochemicals
  • General industry
    • Agrochemistry
  • Paint, coatings and adhesives
    • Inks
    • Paints and coatings

Applications

  • Building block
  • Solvents
 
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