Acetone Solvent

Reinforced Plastics Lab is a trusted provider of quality solvents and additives, including the distributing of acetone solvent. We distribute nationwide and help labs maintain a clean and healthy working environment. Many labs nationwide use acetone solvent in the upkeep of the labs and to keep it clean. We provide this product at an affordable rate.

Acetone Solvent Uses

Acetone SolventAcetone solvent is a product that is used in various industries around the country. Many labs use the product in their lab to help with day-to-day operations. Here are some features of this solvent when used in laboratories around the country:

  • Can be used as a polar, aprotic solvent in a variety of organic reactions
  • Critical for the Jones oxidation
  • Common solvent for rinsing laboratory glassware due to its low cost and volatility
  • Can be cooled with dry ice to -79 °C with freezing
  • Fluorescent under ultraviolet light

What is Acetone?

Acetone is an organic compound and is colorless, volatile, a flammable liquid. It's typical use is for cleaning purposes in labs and is a common building block in organic chemistry. If you look around your home, you may have acetone products you may not be aware of. These include such items as nail polish remover and paint thinner. And did you know that acetone is also present in the human body? Your body disposes it through normal normal metabolic processes and is present in your blood and urine as well.

Applications For Acetone Solvent

Acetone solvent is great for many plastics, as well as some synthetic fibers. You can use it for the thinning of polyester resin, as well as cleaning the tools with it. Also use the solvent to dissolve two-part epoxies and superglue before they harden. Lastly, this solvent can be useful in the preparation of metal prior to painting.

In the pharmaceutical industry, acetone solvent is used as a denatured alcohol. Acetone is also present as a substance formulated alongside the active ingredients of some medications. And though it is flammable, it is widely used as a solvent during the safe transportation and storage of acetylene. By pouring acetylene into acetone, the acetylene dissolves into it and makes it safer to transport.

Nationwide Distributor 

Reinforced Plastics is a trusted supplier of quality acetone solvents. We distribute all of our products nationwide and do so at affordable rates. For more information about the supplies we sell, then please contact us today. We will gladly answer any questions or concerns you may have about our solvents or any of our products in general. The number to call is: (631) 249-5490. When you call, we can go over all the benefits of using our acetone solvent. The perfect addition for industrial cleaning supplies.