1,6 Hexanediol

Grades: Industrial
Form: Crystals
Category: Products
synonyms: Hexamethylenediol
CAS#: 629-11-8

1,6 Hexanediol is produced by the hydrogination of adipic acid. It can improve the hardness and flexibility of polyesters owing to its long hydrocarbon chain. In polyurethanes, it is used as a chain extender. The resulting modified polyurethane has high resistance to hydrolysis and improved mechanical strength with a low glass transition temperature.

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