MEK Chemical


Methyl ethyl ketone, also known as MEK, is a versatile industrial chemical used in numerous sectors. It is a high-quality solvent with key properties that make it well-suited for paints, coatings and other applications. SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division is a leader in MEK chemical products. From custom chemical blending to storage and shipping, we cover all of your chemical needs. Below, learn more about methyl ethyl ketone uses and the services we offer as a MEK manufacturer.

What is methyl ethyl ketone?

Methyl ethyl ketone chemicals are strong solvents similar to acetones, but with a slower evaporation rate. This product reduces the problems that can occur with inadequate ventilation and vapor concentration. These properties, in addition to a low viscosity, make it ideal for use in industrial settings.

Industrial Applications for Quality Methyl Ethyl Ketone

Methyl ethyl ketone chemicals have been used in the U.S. for decades. In the chemical family of solvents, MEK stands out as one of the stronger options. Its slow evaporation rate also makes it an excellent option in terms of safe air quality. Most commonly used in the paints and coatings industry, it is also used in a wide range of other sectors.

Uses for MEK include: acrylics, adhesive, aluminum manufacturing, batteries, boat building, carbon, catalyst, cement, cleaning fluids, compounders, cosmetics, elastomers, electroplating, enamels, engraving, extracts, extrusions, fiberglass, gelatin, glue, graphite, laboratories, lithography, lubricant, municipalities, nitrocellulose, nonmetallic mines, oil fields, organic synthesis, paint removers, paints, paper, paperboard, pharmaceuticals, photographic, plastics, porcelain, printing, resins, smokeless powder, transportation, utilities, varnishes and vinyl films.

As experts in chemical blending, packaging, shipping and storage, SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division can help you with your MEK needs, whatever your application. Whether you need MEK for oil cleanup or something else, we have it all.

Why SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division?

SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division has earned a solid reputation in the chemical supply industry as methyl ethyl ketone suppliers, but this is just one of our key products.

We offer chemical expertise in toll blending and filling of MEK thinner and other forms. We pride ourselves on our customer focus that allows us to custom blend and fill to your exact requirements, and deliver according to your timeline. We fill cans and bottles from small quantities up to five-gallon sizes, as well as drums and totes. If you need MEK cleaner storage and shipping services, we provide those, too, in our convenient Port of Houston vicinity.

At SolvChem® Custom Packaging Division, we consider ourselves to be a vital business partner for you. Contact us today to learn more about methyl ethyl ketone, our wide range of other chemicals and the services we provide to ensure you meet your business goals.

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