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4-Hydroxybutyl vinyl ether

Formula C6H12O2
CAS No. 17832-28-9
EC No. 241-793-5
Synonyms 1,4-Butanediol vinyl ether; 1-Butanol, 4-(ethenyloxy)-; 4-ethenoxybutan-1-ol; 4-Hydroxybutyl vinyl ether; 4-vinyloxybutan-1-ol; 1,4-Butanediol monovinyl ether;

4-Hydroxybutyl vinyl ether is a chemical compound with the molecular components C6H12O3. It is an ether derivative containing a vinyl group (C2H3) and a hydroxy institution (-OH) on a four-carbon chain. It may be synthesized through the reaction of 4-hydroxybutanol with an alkene, commonly vinyl ether. The reaction is regularly finished under unique conditions to achieve the favored product.

This compound’s fantastic feature is its position as an essential monomer in polymerization tactics, contributing to the introduction of polymeric substances with tailored houses. Its polymerizable nature extends its software as a crosslinking agent in the production of crosslinked polymers, enhancing mechanical and thermal characteristics. Furthermore, 4-Hydroxybutyl vinyl ether serves as a flexible chemical intermediate, taking part in the synthesis of various organic compounds.

Our 4-Hydroxybutyl Vinyl Ether, meticulously synthesized and first-rate confident, offers a unique aggregate of a hydroxy institution and a vinyl ether moiety on a 4-carbon chain, unlocking a myriad of packages across numerous industries.

Features: 4-Hydroxybutyl Vinyl Ether

  • Polymerization Prowess: UniVOOK Chemical’s 4-Hydroxybutyl Vinyl serves as a pivotal monomer in polymerization tactics, contributing to the advent of tailored polymeric substances. Its polymerizable nature enables the improvement of polymers with particular houses to meet industry demands.
  • Crosslinking Excellence: Harnessing its polymerizable attributes, our product excels as a crosslinking agent within the manufacturing of crosslinked polymers. This functionality complements mechanical and thermal traits, offering superior overall performance in a lot of packages.
  • Versatile Chemical Intermediate: Beyond polymerization, this compound shines as a flexible chemical intermediate, playing a critical role in the synthesis of various natural compounds. Its adaptability positions it as a cornerstone in chemical methods throughout particular industries.
  • Specialized Coatings and Adhesives: UniVOOK Chemical’s 4-Hydroxybutyl Vinyl Ether unearths application in specialized coatings and adhesives, in which its polymer-forming abilities make contributions to the system of excessive-performance materials. This versatility makes it a precious preference for industries requiring tailor-made coatings and adhesives.
  • Quality Assurance: Backed with the aid of UniVOOK Chemical’s dedication to excellence, our 4-Hydroxybutyl Vinyl Ether undergoes stringent exceptional assurance measures, ensuring purity, reliability, and consistency in every batch.

4-Hydroxybutyl vinyl ether (HBVE) is a building block for macro monomers and monomer for vinyl copolymers as well as reactive diluent for UV coatings. HBVE is used in adhesives for labels, printing and flexible packaging

mark Ethoxylated HBVE can be applied in water/solvent based hydroxyfunctional Vinyl polymers, cross – linked with Poylisocyantes and Melamine resins for usage in concrete.

Cationic, charge transfer and free radical polymerization process can cure HBVE.

Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 36 months

Health & Safety

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