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Terephthalic acid compound

CAS#: 100-21-0
Chemical Name: Terephthalic acid

Chemical Synonyms: TPA; 1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid; p-Benzenedicarboxylic acid; p-Carboxybenzoic acid; p-Dicarboxybenzene; p-Phthalic acid; para-Phthalic acid; Tephthol

Primary Applications: Adhesives, Monomers
Terephthalic acid is a chemical that functions as a monomer for polyester which has a variety of applications including adhesives, tire cord, beverage bottles and magnetic recording tapes. In addition, terephthalic acid is used as an OH trap in the fluorescent detection of hydroxylated terephthalate for monitoring OH generation in plant tissue under heavy metal stresses.

Ethylene glycol compound

CAS#: 107-21-1
Chemical Name: Ethylene glycol

Chemical Synonyms: 1,2-Ethanediol; Glycol; 1,2-Dihydroxyethane; 2-Hydroxyethanol; EINECS 203-473-3; Ethylene alcohol; Ethylene dehydrate; Glycol alcohol; Glycol, ethylene-; Monoethylene glycol

Primary Applications: Hydraulic Fracturing, Monomers
Ethylene glycol is a chemical that functions as a monomer in the production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic, is used as an antifreeze and deicing/anti-icing solution, is used as an ingredient in resins, inks, paints, waxes, heat transfer fluids, hydraulic fluids, and surfactants, and is a component of electrical boards and electrical condensers.

Propylene compound

CAS#: 115-07-1
Chemical Name: Propylene

Chemical Synonyms: Propene; 1-Propene; 1-Propylene; Methylethene; Methylethylene

Primary Applications: Monomers
Propylene is a major chemical intermediate in the chemical industry and in the production of a large range of chemicals.

Trimethoxy(methyl)silane compound

CAS#: 1185-55-3
Chemical Name: Trimethoxy(methyl)silane

Chemical Synonyms: Methyltrimethoxysilane; Trimethoxymethylsilane; Silane, methyltrimethoxy-; Silane, trimethoxymethyl- (ChemIDplus 2014)

Primary Applications: Monomers
Trimethoxy(methyl)silane is used as a monomer in the production of silicone polymers or resins, as a chemical intermediate in the production of other organosilicon substances, in coatings to provide bonding or adhesion, in sealants as a cross-linking agent and adhesion promoter, and in electronics, textiles, and laboratory applications.

bis(2-Hydroxyethyl) Terephthalate compound

CAS#: 959-26-2
Chemical Name: bis(2-Hydroxyethyl) Terephthalate

Chemical Synonyms: Bis(2-hydroxyethyl) ester 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid; Bis(ethylene glycol) terephthalate; Bis(hydroxyethyl) terephthalate; Bis(beta-hydroxyethyl) terephthalate; Bis(2-hydroxyethyl) ester terephthalic acid; BEHT

Primary Applications: Monomers
bis(2-Hydroxyethyl) terephthalate is a chemical that functions as a reactant in the production of polyethylene terephthalate plastics.