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Diols: BEPG/2-Butyl-2-Ethyl-1,3-Propanediol

Features of BEPG

BEPG has primary hydroxy groups and bulky side chains which is bulkier than other diols. Due to its bulkier side chains, BEPG has lower crystalinity and improved hydrolytic stability compared to many other diols as well. BEPG also has superior adhesion to many different materials.

Figure: Features of BEPG

Application examples

●Formulation ingredient

Synthetic lubricant
Cosmetics
Flame retardant

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●Resin

Paint/Coating:
Automobile
Adhesive:
Reactive hot melt, Film
Fiber reinforced plastics(FRP)
Chain extender

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