Methanol

(Methyl alcohol)

Methanol is the simplest form of alcohol and is used as a paint solvent and a reactive solvent as well as antifreeze. It is also used as a chemical raw material for many organic synthetic compounds and as a raw material for gasoline additives and biodiesel fuel. Shin-Etsu Chemical also uses it for the production of silicone and cellulose derivatives.

Applications

  • Chloromethane (including silicone, raw materials of cellulose derivatives, etc.)
  • For MMA resin raw materials
  • For acetic acid raw material
  • As a formaldehyde source
  • Various solvents, cleaning, waste water treatment, antifreeze
For Inquiries About This Product
  • Company:
    Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Department:
    Chlor, Alkali & Derivatives Department PVC Division
  • Phone:
    +81-3-3246-5081