methyl ethyl ketone


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

methyl ethyl ketone

n.

methyl ethyl ketone

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for butanone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.methyl ethyl ketone - colorless soluble flammable liquid ketone used as a solvent for resins and as a paint remover and in lacquers and cements and adhesives and cleaning fluids and celluloid
ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
He said Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) project at Aria Chemical TEX Company, which has come online earlier, is another project that is going to be inaugurated today.
Shell was one of the first Canadian oil companies to expand beyond fuels to commodity chemicals like the methyl ethyl ketone trumpeted in this ad from the June 1949 issue of Chemistry in Canada.
Noryl SA90 resin is soluble (at loadings of up to 50 percent) in methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) at room temperature, thus avoiding the use of extreme solvents commonly needed for traditional polyphenylene ether (PPE) resins that can pose difficulties in safe handling in the electrical laminate market.
These wastes are hazardous because they exhibited the characteristics of being ignitable, corrosive or toxic due to chromium, methyl ethyl ketone or other compounds.
The company has suspended production at its Methyl Ethyl Ketone facility following the massive earthquake in March 2011.
Figure 2 demonstrates the resistance to methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) rubs for a PUD and the same PUD crosslinked with different chemistries.
The terpolymer (1.0 g) was dissolved in methyl ethyl ketone (4 mL) to afford a clear, homogeneous solution.
Most solvents, including the highly volatile Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK), Toluene and Trimethyl Benzene, are classified as hazardous, and carry a 'cradle-to-grave' liability.
This latest ink was designed specifically for customers who have established environmental sustainability objectives with a particular focus around reducing their use of certain solvents, such as methyl ethyl ketone (MEK).
As a final solvent rinse prior to application of the coating, 750 gallons of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) were loaded into the pipe in front of a solid urethane pig.