Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) is commonly used as an industrial solvent. It is used primarily in lacquers, varnishes, paint removers and as a cleaning agent.
- Methyl Ethyl Ketone is effective in processes involving resins, cellulose acetate and nitrocellulose coatings and in vinyl films.
- It is a similar product to acetone but has a higher boiling temperature and significantly slower evaporation rate.
- Colorless liquid