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  • tazact5l

    Acetone 5 litre

    Acetone 5 litre
    Acetone is a good solvent that is a component of some paints and varnishes, as well as for most plastics and synthetic fibres. It is ideal for thinning fiberglass resin, cleaning fiberglass tools and dissolving two-part epoxies and superglue before hardening. A heavy-duty degreaser, it is useful in the preparation of metal prior to painting; it also thins polyester resins, vinyl and adhesives. Acetone can also dissolve many plastics, including those used in Nalgene bottles made of polystyrene, polycarbonate and some types of polypropylene. Many millions of kilograms of acetone are consumed in the production of the solvents methyl isobutyl alcohol and methyl isobutyl ketone. These products arise to give diacetone alcohol. 2 (CH3)2CO? (CH3)2C(OH)CH2C(O)CH3 Acetone is used as a solvent by the pharmaceutical industry and as a denaturation agent in denatured alcohol. In the laboratory, acetone is used as a solvent in a variety of organic reactions , such as SN2 reactions. The use of acetone solvent is also critical for the Jones oxidation. It is a common solvent for rinsing laboratory glassware because of its low cost, volatility, and ability to dissolve water. For similar reasons, acetone is also used as a drying agent. Acetone can be cooled with dry ice to -78deg without freezing; acetone/dry ice baths are commonly used to conduct reactions at low temperatures. Acetone is fluorescent under ultraviolet light, and acetone vapor may be used as a fluorescent tracer in fluid flow experiments. Acetone is often the primary component in cleaning agents such as nail polish remover. Acetone is a component of superglue remover and it easily removes residues from glass and porcelain.

    Product Features:


    Cleaner & Degreaser

    Nail varnish remover

    Nail extension remover
    *Paint remover

    Free! Get Quote
  • alubrite

    ALUBRITE Aluminium Cleaner & Brightner 5L

    R87 SKU: RC-ALUBRITE5. Get Quote
  • Trolley FN2

    FN2 Trolley Folding Nose 225kg

    Free! SKU: SA-FN2. Get Quote
  • FN3 Trolley

    FN3 Trolley Folding Nose 225kg

    Free! SKU: SA-FN3. Get Quote
  • iso5l

    Isopropanol Alcohol 5l

    Isopropanol Alcohol 5l
    Industrial alcohol cleaner
    Air drying
    Leaves surfaces clean and dry
    Ideal for printers and engineers
    5 litres

    Free! SKU: ISO5L. Get Quote
  • tazthin

    Lacquer Thinner 5l

    Lacquer Thinner 5l
    A high-solvency thinner for lacquer, polyurethane and epoxies. Cleans brushes, tools and equipment after use.

    Free! SKU: TAZ-LTA5. Get Quote
  • meth5l

    Methylated Spirits 5l

    Methylated Spirits 5l
    Denatured alcohol used as a solvent, a fuel and has germicidal properties, being used as a disinfectant prior to injection or minor surgery.


    Ethanol that has additives to make it more poisonous or unpalatable(and thus, undrinkable) with a purple dye


    As a disinfection aid when injecting animals and for minor surgery; as a solvent and fuel.

    Directions For Use:

    Use neat with care.


    Extremely flammable, keep away from naked flames. Vapours harmful by inhalation. Dangerous poison by ingestion.


    Store in original container in a cool dry place away from children and uninformed persons.

    Free! Get Quote
  • rags

    Rags 5kg poly cotton

    Free! SKU: RAGS5KG. Get Quote
  • gp-c19b

    Twist Ties Black Coated 400M per Roll

    R495 SKU: GP-C19B. Get Quote
  • A12-3

    Work Bench 3-drawer with Cabinet

    R17,700 SKU: WA12/3. Get Quote
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