ElectroGreen™-NMP Substitute for Electronics–Type 2

ElectroGreen™ is a biotechnology alternative to petroleum-based synthetic chemicals created from renewable resources. Merck is dedicated to providing users with Greener Alternative Products that follow one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product is eco-friendly, with an emphasis on sustainability.

ElectroGreen™ blends are bio-based (corn/beet-derived) safer alternatives to synthetic fossil-based solvents, with specifications customized for electronics and energy applications.

ElectroGreen™-NMP Substitute for Electronics–Type 2

Image Credit: Merck KGaA

ElectroGreen™-NMP Substitute for Electronics–Type 2

Image Credit: Merck KGaA

Properties

Source: Merck KGaA 

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Vapor pressure 0.05 mmHg (25 °C)
Quality level 200
Description Relative Evaporation rate: <0.02
Hansen Solubility Parameters: SPd = 9.0; SPp = 6.8; SPh = 4.6.
Evaporation rate: 0.02
Assay ≥99 % (GC)
Greener alternative
product characteristics
Design for Energy Efficiency
Use of Renewable Feedstocks
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.
Impurities ≤0.05 % Acidity (as acetic acid)
≤0.2 wt. % Water (Karl Fischer)
≤1 ppm As, Cr, Cd, Cu, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn, trace (each)
Evapn. residue ≤0.05 %
Bp 189 °C (initial)
Density 0.996 at 25 °C (specific gravity)
Greener alternative category Enabling

 

Application

The majority of N-Methyl Pyrrolidone’s (NMP) applications in electronics are in cleaning, surface preparation, and ink formation. Type 2 bio-sourced solvent mix is a perfect replacement for NMP in various ink formulations and cleaning applications for coatings formulators seeking a sustainable, bio-based option.

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