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Methyl Methacrylate
Jun 19, 2018


Description: Methyl Methacrylate, MMA

Physical and Chemical Property: clear colorless liquid

Molecular FormulaH2=C(CH3)COOCH3

Formula Weight: 100.12

Boiling Point: 100-101°

Density: 0.939

Refractive Index: 1.4150

Flash Point: 10°(50°F)

Melting point: -48°

CAS No: 80-62-6

 

Specification:

Item

Standard

Appearance

Clear colorless liquid

Purity ≥%(GC)

99.8

Color(APHA) ≤

10

Acid ≤%

0.01

Water content ≤%

0.05

Specific Gravity(20), g/cm3

0.942-0.946

Inhibitor Content ppm(Topanol A)

10±2

  

 

Packed in 180kg drums or Iso Tank.

Application: Methyl methacrylate is used as a monomer in the manufacturing of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA). It is also used in the manufacturing of the co-polymer methyl methacrylate-butadiene-styrene (MBS), which is a modifier for polyvinyl chloride. It plays an important role as the cement used in total hip replacements as well as total knee replacements. It is also involved in the preparation of other methacrylates viz. ethyl methacrylate (EMA), butyl methacrylate (BMA) and 2-ethyl hexyl methacrylate (2-EHMA) and methacrylic acid (MAA), which finds application as an intermediate in the manufacture of coating polymers and textile applications.

Storage and Transportation: Incompatible with oxidizing agents, peroxides, amines, bases, acids, reducing agents and halogens.