Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK)
Methyl Ethyl Ketone also known as Butanone is an organic solvent that is a great degreaser for heavy manufacturing oils and lubricants. Can also be used to clean up certain adhesives, lacquer and latex paints. It has a fast evaporation rate although not as fast as Acetone. It will however degrade and discolor most plastics especially if exposed for a long period of time.
- Flash point 21F (-6.1C)
- Immiscible in water
- Will degrade or discolor most plastics and rubbers
- clear in color
- Requires hazardous materials shipping charge in large quantities and air shipments