- Type of solventPetroleum
Solvent Oil represents colourless or with yellowish shade the liquid substance differing in characteristic smell. The composition of solvent is rather homogeneous, visible inclusions are not available. Consists of aromatic hydrocarbons, in particular, - xylols.
Receive solvent oil by pyrolysis of oil fractions. It occurs in furnaces of tubular type (option - in special reactors), temperature at the same time reaches 650 degrees and above.
The main properties of solvent - high toxicity and ability it is easy to ignite. Besides, it makes the impact similar to drug intoxication on human body. Therefore, working with solvent, it is necessary to observe carefully all safety measures and without fail to use means of individual protection. Important point - indoors where there is solvent oil, use of the tools capable to cut spark, and the treatment of naked flame is inadmissible. It is necessary to take care of explosion - proof artificial lighting also.
Scope of solvent oil is very extensive.
It is used as solvent at cultivation of paint and varnish and other materials for the purpose of finishing them to the necessary consistence.
By means of solvent it is possible to dilute any oils, rubber, mastic, bitumen and other oily connections.
It is irreplaceable for cleaning and washing of details in mechanical engineering industry.
Solvent oil it is possible to degrease effectively different metallic surfaces and tools, having prepared them thus for work.