2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate

2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate

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  • 2-Ethylhexyl prop-2-enoate
  • 2916.12.90
  • C11H20O2
  • Clear Colorless Liquid
  • 103-11-7
  • 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate
  • 1 @ 21MT ISO Tank /20' FCL
    80 @ 180Kg 14.40MT/ 20'FCL
Grade Origin Download
Purity(GC) 99.5%
Purity (Gas Chromatography) 99.6%


2-ethylhexyl acrylate is an acrylate monomer with the formula of CH2=CHCOOC8H17   (C11H20O2). 2-Ehtlyhexyl Acrylate has the characteristic of liquid, colorless, and has an unpleasant acrylic odor. 2-EHA is not soluble in water but soluble in alcohols and ethers.  2 ethylhexyl acrylate is not a very flammable liquid with a flashpoint between 75 – 90° C. 

Manufacturing Process

2-ethyl acrylate is produced by going through the process of combining  2-ethylhexanol and an acrylic acid in a dehydraisation process that is catalyzed by sulfuric acid(performed in batch reactors with continuous distillation section). Using solid catalysts can help reduce the drawbacks of this process such as corrosion and spillage of the spent acid.

Paint and Coating

For paint and coatings, 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate owns characteristics such as water resistanant, flexibility on low temperatures, durability sunlight resistant, and good weathering.


Other Aplications

2-EHA also can be applied for various purposes or industries such as fiber modification, fabric modification, processing additives, coatings,homopolymer manufacturing, copolymer manufacturing, Leather processing additives.

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