ProFlex 400 is a dipropylene glycol dibenzoate and a longstanding member of the benzoate plasticizer family. Renowned for its versatility, ProFlex 400 is a polar, high-solvating plasticizer that remains commercially viable. It exhibits compatibility with various polar polymers and rubbers, making it a preferred choice for blending with other plasticizers, such as diethylene glycol dibenzoate.

Functions: Plasticizer

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Moisture Content0.02%-
Volatile Organic Compound3.2%ASTM D2369
Assay Content (as Benzoate Ester)min. 98%-
Solidification Point-31°C-
Glass Point-51°CDSC
Boiling Point (at 5 mmHg)195°C-
Flash Point204.0°CASTM D92
Kinematic Viscosity (at 25°C)89cSt-
Surface Tension (at 25°C)42.8dynes/cmASTM D1331
Density (at 25°C)1.11g/mlASTM D1475
Vapor Pressure (at 25°C)2.57 x 10⁻⁶mmHg-
Viscosity (at 20 RPMs, at 25°C)99mPa.sBrookfield RVT
Specific Gravity (at 25/25°C)1.11--
Refraction Index (at 25°C)1.5238--
Solubility Parameter9.5-Small's Hildebrands
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acidity (as Benzoic Acid)max. 0.1%-
Colormax. 100APHA-
Color50APHA-
Solubility
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Solubility in Water0.20 - 0.40%-

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