Carbosolv Pure Acetone

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Wondering Where to buy acetone? Palatine Carbosolv is Pure 99.7 % Acetone. A colourless, flammable liquid with a powerful smell that breaks down & dissolves other substrates easily. With its many uses such as Paint remover, heavy degreasing job to nail polish remover Acetone is a popular product.

GHS Flammable  ghs 07

Please allow 1-2 working days for next day delivery of 25L items. This is due to the operation times of the hazardous goods vehicles of the external couriers.




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Product Description

rbosolv Acetone is a solvent mainly used for cleaning and degreasing surfaces, as well as for thinning resins and adhesives.

  • Used for thinning polyester resin, vinyl and adhesives. Its also useful in preparing surfaces such as metal, and wood prior to painting.
  • Removing uncured resin from tools. Its the most popular and effective solvent brush cleaner and a heavy-duty degreaser.
  • A good solvent that is a component of some paints and varnishes as well as for most plastics and synthetic fibres.
  • Acetone solvent is ideal for thinning fiberglass resin cleaning fiberglass tools. Also dissolving two-part epoxies and superglue before hardening.

Our Pure 99.7% Acetone is Available in 1L, 5L, 25L and 205L drums. If you are after a smaller quantity such as 500ml just send an enquiry over to our email [email protected] and one of our friendly staff will be there to help.

Acetone is a highly flammable liquid. Treat with caution at all times. Store this product in a well-ventilated setting and keep away from heat sources. Sent on an ADR approved carrier.

Properties of Acetone:

Physical properties – Also known as propanone, a colourless, volatile liquid with a distinctive sweet odour with a molecular formula of C3H6O. Acetone is a liquid at room temperature (25°C) and standard atmospheric pressure (1 atm). It boils at 56.05°C and freezes at -94.7°C. Acetone is miscible with water, meaning it can dissolve in water in all proportions. This property makes it a useful solvent for many organic compounds. It is also soluble in many organic solvents such as ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acetone is highly flammable. Its flash point is -20°C, and its autoignition temperature is approximately 465°C.

Chemical properties – Acetone readily undergoes oxidation in the presence of oxygen or oxidizing agents. This reaction can lead to the formation of peroxides, which may pose a safety hazard if stored for long periods without proper precautions. Acetone is a weak acid. In the presence of a strong base, it can undergo deprotonation to form the enolate ion, which is stabilized by resonance. This property makes acetone useful in certain types of organic reactions, such as aldol condensation.

These physical properties make acetone a versatile solvent with various industrial and household applications, including as a solvent for paints, varnishes, and adhesives, as well as in the production of plastics, fibers, and pharmaceuticals.

Product Documents

Why does condensation form in my home?
Condensation forms more easily on cold surfaces in the home, for example walls and ceilings. In some cases, those surfaces can be made warmer by improving the thermal insulation. In many cases, thermal insulation is not possible due to house configuration or cost of refurbishment. An efficient way of combating condensation is to cover walls and ceilings with a specially formulated anti-condensation paint and TruTherm anti condensation paint has been formulated using the latest technology of additives.

What is the difference between anti condensation paint and thermal anti condensation paint?
Anti-condensation paint and thermal anti-condensation paint both aim to prevent condensation issues, but they work in slightly different ways:

Anti-Condensation Paint:
Purpose: Anti-condensation paint is designed to stop damp problems caused by moisture from inside the property.
Function: It creates a layer of insulation on surfaces, reducing the formation of water droplets on walls. This type of paint is particularly useful in areas prone to high humidity, such as bathrooms, kitchens, or basements.
Effect: By improving the thermal performance of surfaces, it makes them less likely to retain moisture, preventing condensation and mold formation.
Limitations: While it helps reduce condensation, it cannot completely prevent mold growth. Good air circulation, adequate heating, and ventilation are still essential12.
Thermal Anti-Condensation Paint:
Purpose: Like anti-condensation paint, thermal anti-condensation paint aims to prevent condensation, but it focuses on thermal insulation.
Function: It absorbs and holds heat longer than standard emulsions. By doing so, it prevents condensation from forming on the surface of the wall, as the heat evaporates any moisture.
Effect: The improved thermal properties keep the wall warmer, reducing the risk of condensation.
Application: Use it in areas where standard paints might struggle due to constant high humidity and moisture levels.
Note: While it helps prevent condensation, it’s essential to address root causes (such as ventilation and heating) alongside using this paint for optimal protection32.
In summary, both types of paint serve similar purposes but approach the problem from different angles. Consider your specific needs and the environment when choosing between them. Remember that no paint can completely eliminate mould growth, so proper maintenance and ventilation remain crucial.

1 review for Carbosolv Pure Acetone

  1. jason

    Quick delivery A++. Ordered on Tuesday at 11am and received next day

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