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CCC Chemicals is a major supplier of Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) in Canada. We provide the best in supply capabilities from all major producers around the world along with the best in quality and price.

Since MEK  is no longer made in North America and is imported from off-shore, we have recently expanded both our facilities and logistical capabilities to provide an excellent supply position at all times. 

The properties of Methyl Ethyl Ketone such as high solvency and good stability make Methyl Ethyl Ketone the solvent of choice for coatings, adhesives, printing inks and cleaning. Regulations on VOC content create new requirements that give this solvent additional advantage in many systems by switching to Methyl Ethyl Ketone.

 At CCC we have an experienced team specialized in the solvent industry to work with you and provide the necessary support to help you take your formulations to the next level. We have helped many businesses, from small end users to large corporations with their chemical needs supply requirements. Our customers appreciate our broad range of commodity and specialty solvents, our custom blends, and the support we offer thanks to our strong technical expertise.

Your pocket guide to mek

In This 8-Page Pocket Guide to MEK you will discover:
• Why MEK offers great stability 
• How Methyl Ethyl Ketone benefits formulations of lower-VOC, higher solid paints and coatings
• Its benefits in water-based formulations 
• Facts and figures about MEK



Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK or 2-butanone) is a colourless, low viscosity solvent with a mild odour. It is completely miscible with many organic liquids and to a much lesser, limited degree with water. With natural and synthetic resins the main advantages in using MEK are resultant low viscosity and the ability to produce high solid content products.

Both the lower density and the higher solvent strength of Methyl Ethyl Ketone assist formulators in producing economical, high quality, high solids formulations. These higher solvent strength characteristics produce lower viscosities of solvent solutions compared to Esters.


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