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Solvent obtained from high aromatic content petroleum and coal tar. The solvent, that is known by the name xylene in coating industry, is in fact a blend of three isomers having the chemical formula .

Some properties of xylene blend used in the coating industry are as follows:
Boiling range: 137-143°C; evaporation number relative to ether: 13; specific gravity: 0,871; refractive index: 1,4980; flash point: 25°C