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Technical Data Sheet
Benzoflex™ 2-45 Plasticizer


Applications
  • Flexible PVC compounds
  • Vinyl plastisols

Product Description
Benzoflex™ 2-45 is also compatible with, and an excellent solvator for, polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Flexible vinyl formulations based on this plasticizer can be processed quicker and/or at lower temperatures than vinyls based on a di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate. Benzoflex™ 2-45 is also resistant to extraction from the vinyl by aliphatic and oily solvents.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
Acidity (wt%)0.1 max.
Color Pt-Co40
Refractive Index 
     @ 25°C1.54
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C1.17
Boiling Point>572 °F (>300 °C)
Flash Point 
     Setaflash Closed Cup381 °F (194 °C)
Freezing Point 
     Two crystal forms61 and 82 °F (16 and 28 °C)
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C<0.00001 torr (<0.0013 Pa)
Viscosity 
     @ 25°C74 cP (74 mPa·s)
Wt/Vol 
     @ 20°C9.76 lb/gal (1.17 kg/L)



Comments
Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.


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