Monopentaerythritol

TCC’s Monopentaerythritol is an odorless organic compound with the chemical formula C5H12O4. It is 98% pure pentaerythritol. It is a white crystalline or light yellow crystalline powder that is soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol dissolvable in benzene, ether and petroleum ether. An ester will be formed by reaction with common organic acid. No reaction will take place when it is heated with a diluted caustic solution.

Monopentaerythritol is used as a plasticizer and to make fire-retardant paints for the coating industry as well as explosives.

Applications

TCC’s Monopentaerythritol is mainly used in the manufacture of alkyd resins, fatty acid resin and tall oil esters. The organic compound is a component in the making of paint and coatings, printing ink, coating adhesives, explosives, sealants, varnish, lacquer, vinyl chloride, synthetic rubber, pentaerythritol tetra nitrate (PENT), urethane coatings, flame retardant paints, polyvinyl chloride stabilizers, olefins antioxidant and pentaerythritol triacrylate.

Specifications

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Shipping Information

TCC’s Monopentaerythritol is available for shipping throughout the continental United States with one (1) week lead-time. Please call (401) 360-2800 for details. Monopentaerythritol is packaged in 1 MT net supersacks and 25 kg bags palletized w/shrinkwrap. Special packaging is available upon request.

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Description

TCC’s v Monopentaerythritol is an organic compound that is 98% pure pentaerythritol. It is an odorless, white or light yellow crystalline powder that is soluble in water slightly soluble in alcohol, dissolvable in benzene, ether and petroleum ether. It is primarily used in the coating industry and is also a versatile building block for the preparation of many polyfuntionalized compounds such as the explosive PETN and pentaerythritol tetraacrylate.