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Tail solvent used to retard drying of nitrocellulose, epoxy based solvent-borne coatings and as a “heavy” co-solvent in waterborne organic coatings at low quantities such as 1-2 %.
Chemical name: Diethylene glycol mono butyl ether; 2-(2-butoxy-ethoxy) ethanol ( also called Butyl carbitol)
Chemical formula:

Boiling point: 230°C; Evaporation number relative to ether: ~1200; specific gravity:0,954; refractive index: 1,4322; flash point: 105°C
Tail solvent used to retard drying of cellulose derived resins, polyester and short oil alkyd based solvent-borne coatings at low quantities such as 1-2 %.
Chemical name: diethylene glycol mono ether acetate (also called butyl carbitol acetate)
Chemical formula:

Boiling point: 247°C; Evaporation number relative to ether: >1200; specific gravity:0,979; refractive index: 1,4262; flash point: ~108°C