Glycols

Glycols

Glycol

Glycol is one of the most common alcohols used in commercial and industrial applications. As an industry leading chemical processing company, SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division is your No. 1 source for quality blended glycols. Below, learn more about the various types of glycols and their specific industrial applications, and find out how we can help with your chemical needs.

A Versatile Alcohol with Endless Industrial Applications

From commercial solvents to end products, glycol is used in a wide range of industrial applications. As a leading provider of glycol blending and packaging services, SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division understands the nuances of the types of glycols and can help you meet your requirements.

Classified as a chemical diol, glycol is miscible with various solvents, ranging from water to chloroform. Glycols typically fall into one of the following two categories:

Diethylene Glycol (DEG, Diglycol, Dihydroxydiethyl Ether). Glycols in this category have applications including adhesives, antifreeze, carbon black, casein, ceramics, compounders, cork, cosmetics, detergents, dyes, elastomers, glue, humectant, ink, lithography, lubricant, nitrocellulose, oil and gas fields, oils, paper, paper mills, paperboard, petroleum, photography, pigments, plasticizers, polyurethane, pulp mills, resins, rubber, soaps, surfactants, synthetic sponges, textiles (softener), triethylene glycol, utilities and wood.

Ethylene Glycol (Ethylene Alcohol, Glycol, 1-2 Ethanediol). Glycols in this category have applications including adhesives, antifreeze, ballpoint pen ink, beverages, brake fluid, brick, cellophane, cellulose esters, coatings, compounders, concrete block, coolant, cosmetics, deicing fluid, detergents, dyeing, elastomers, engraving, finishing, foam stabilizer, frozen foods, glue, gypsum, heat transfer, industrial gases, lacquers, laminates, leather lithography, oil and gas fields, paper converting, petroleum and gas, petroleum refining, photoengraving, photography, pigments, polyester fibers, printing, printing ink, resins, rubber, soaps, solvent, steel foundries, textiles, utilities, wood products and wood stains.

Whatever your specific needs, SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division has you covered. We specialize in quality services ranging from diethylene glycol mixing solutions to glycol chemical warehousing.

Why SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division is a Leading Supplier of Quality Blended Glycol

SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division is a trusted name in this industry, and for good reason. Whether the service is ethylene glycol mixing or glycol chemical storage, our customers know that they have a knowledgeable and reliable business partner with our company. Our team custom blends, fills, warehouses and delivers your glycol ethers and ethylene glycol ethers to your specific requirements.

Our customer-centric approach means we understand your individual needs, from the type of glycol you need to your quantity requirements. We can provide glycol in small or large bottles and cans, or drums and totes. Our comprehensive blending and packaging services also include holding onto your product at our facility until you need it — meaning you have the amount of glycol you need exactly when you need it. Our convenient Port of Houston area location means we can ship products quickly and easily.

We take pride in our ability to exceed customer expectations. Our knowledgeable staff is eager to hear about your chemical blending and storage requirements. Contact us today to find out what we can do for you.

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