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Xylene solvent is a clear, colorless liquid aromatic hydrocarbon. It is widely used as a solvent in place of Toluene to thin oil-based paint, lacquer, varnish, adhesives and enamel when a slower rate of evaporation is desired. It may also be used as a clean-up solvent for tools and equipment immediately after use. 

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SKU 69917
Weight 316
Package Type Metal Drum
Availability In Stock
Color Clear, Colorless
Odor Aromatic, Hydrocarbon-like, Sweet
Freezing Point -48 to -26.15 °C / -54 to -15.07 °F
Boiling Point 137 - 139 °C (279 - 282 °F)
Flash Point 27 °C (81 °F) Method: Closed Cup
Evaporation Rate : 0.8 (Butyl Acetate = 1)
Upper Explosion Limit 7 %(V)
Lower Explosion Limit 1 %(V)
Vapor Pressure 6 - 7 mmHg @ 20 - 25 °C (68 - 77 °F)
Relative Density 0.86 - 0.88 @ 20 - 25 °C (68 - 77 °F) Reference substance: (Water = 1)
Density 0.87 g/cm3 @ 20 - 25 °C (68 - 77 °F)
Water solubility Slightly Soluble
Auto-ignition Temperature 432 - 530 °C
Viscosity, Kinematic 0.717 - 0.864 mm2/s @ 20 °C (68 °F)
CAS 1330-20-7
Chemical Form Liquid