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Solvent that is obtained from blending of dimethyl glutarate, dimethyl succinate and dimethyl adipate and that is a strong solvent for polyester resins. Blending ratio of three esters differs according to the producer. Typical composition and some properties of a widely used product of Invista, named DBE, are given below:

Typical chemical composition:
59% Dimethyl glutarate
20% Dimethyl succinate
21%Dimethyl adipate

Boiling range: 196-225°C; evaporation number relative to ether: >100; specific gravity: 1,092; refractive index: 1,423; flash point: 103°C