Ortho Xylene is a solvent used across many industries for various functions like printing, rubber, and leather industries. it can be substituted for toluene in thinning paints and varnishes, where slower drying is necessary. It is also necessary in the production of plastic bottles and polyester clothing.
Used as solvent in printing, rubber, and leather industries. In thinning paints and varnishes, it can be substituted for toluene where slower drying is desired.
Principal precursor to terephthalic acid , phthalic anhydride and dimethyl terephthalate, which are used in the production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottles and polyester clothing.