Di Ethylene Glycol

Di Ethylene Glycol

What is Di Ethylene Glycol ?

Diethylene Glycol (Dihyroxy diethyl ether) is a colorless, virtually odorless, viscous liquid. Compared to MEG, it has a higher boiling point, viscosity and specific gravity. DEG is characterized by great solvent power, extreme hygroscopicity and low vapor loss.

Uses

  • Petrochemicals industries
Parameter Unit
Molecular weight g/mol
Boiling point °C
Freezing point °C
Vapor density at 15°C
(air = 1.0)
Viscosity cp (at 20°C)
Specific heat cal/gm/°C
(at 0°C)
CAS number 111-46-6
IUPAC name (2-hydroxyethoxy)ethan-2-ol