Xylene and application

Xylene is a clear, flammable, volatile aromatic, transparency hydrocarbon liquid. It can be dissolved with alcohol, vegetable oil and most other organic solvents but insoluble in water. It consists essentially of the ortho, meta, para xylene isomers of ethylbenzene. Xylene is used primarily as a solvent for paints, pesticides, rubbers, natural resins and synthetic resins, producing ink, adhesives...

Xylene Specification:





Appearance None Visual Clear
Color, Pt-Co None ASTM D1209 20
Density at 15°C g/cm3 ASTM D4052 0.855
Distillation, IBP °C ASTM D1078 135
Distillation, DP °C ASTM D1078 135
Non-Aromatics %wt GC 5
Aromatics %wt GC 195
Refractive Index at 20°C None ASTM D1218 1.4930-1.4990


MSDS -  Material Safety Data Sheet of Xylene