MEK (Methyl Ethyl Ketone)

A low flash point, oxygenated solvent with a characteristic odour. MEK is a versatile, inexpensive, work-horse ketone suitable for acrylic coating formulations, as a clean-up solvent for polymeric manufacturing and in specialty chemical formulations.


  • A flammable solvent soluble in alcohol and hydrocarbons.
  • Widely available with extensive on-hand information.
  • Solubility – MEK is soluble in polar and non-polar organic materials making it an ideal
    component in coatings, thinners and reducer formulations. MEK will effect a slower
    evaporation rate for a premium gloss finish.


MEK is available in drums and 20 litre containers.


Please consult the SDS on MEK before use.


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