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Technical Data Sheet

  • Chemicals & PETrochemicals
  • Intermediates
  • Lubricants
  • Oil or gas processing
  • Plasticizer
  • Polymer & plastic
  • Process additives
  • Process solvents
Key Attributes
  • High boiling point
  • High chemical stability
  • High flash point
  • High solvency
  • Low polarity
  • Low reactivity

Product Description
HB-40/00 process fluid is a partially hydrogenated terphenyl mixture. Applications for HB-40 process fluid include process media or solvents in many industries, including chemicals and petrochemicals.

Typical Properties

PropertyTest MethodTypical Value, Units
Appearance Yellowish clear liquid
Composition Hydrogenated terphenyl mixture
Molecular Weight (Average) 242
     @ 25°C (77°F) 1.01 g/mL (8.39 lb/gal)
Copper CorrosionASTM D849Pass-1A
Bromine IndexASTM D2710290
Bromine NumberASTM D11590.2
Flash PointASTM D92184 °C (363 °F)
Aniline PointASTM D61123 °C (73 °F)
Kauri-Butanol ValueASTM D113334.9
Solubility Parameter 18.4 MPa½
Water solubility 
     @ 20°C (68°F) 0.061 mg/L
Moisture Content 150 ppm, max
Autoignition TemperatureASTM E659374 °C (705 °F)
Fire PointASTM D92212 °C (414 °F)
Viscosity, Kinematic 
     @ 93°C (200°F) 4.37 cSt
Boiling Point 
     @ 10% 348 °C (658 °F)
     @ 90% 392 °C (738 °F)
     Initial @ 14.7 psia >300 °C (>572 °F)
Normal Boiling Point 359 °C (678 °F)
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 93°C (200°F) 0.0352 kPa (0.0051 psia)

Values quoted are typical values obtained in the laboratory from production samples and are not guaranteed. Production materials may vary. Contact Eastman for current sales specifications.

Typical properties does not constitute an express warranty.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

2/26/2021 4:07:28 PM