Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) - Butanone


Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) also known as butanone is a clear, colourless organic liquid compound. MEK is highly volatile with a flashpoint of – 4ºC and a boiling point 78ºC.   MEK is soluble in polar and non-polar organic materials, being soluble in alcohol and hydrocarbons. MEK has fast evaporating properties.

Industrial and DIY Uses:

  • Ideal for automotive parts, marine and paint sundry departments.
  • Used as a thinner in paint products.
  • Can be used as a parts cleaner.
  • Removing paints.
  • Ideal for fats, oils, waxes and resins. It is a highly efficient and versatile solvent for most surface coatings.


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5L, 20L, 200L

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