2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate Price Trend

The ester of acrylic acid with 2-ethyl hexanol is 2-ethylhexyl acrylate. The average quote price of acrylic acid in East China as of January 26th was 13,833.33 RMB/MT, up 4.80% from January 1st and down 27.45% in three months. In January, the acrylic market increased. The price of the raw material propylene climbed sharply in the first ten days, cost support was tightened, certain installations were shut down, market spot supply fell, downstream replenishment was strong, and export volume improved, all of which supported the price of acrylic acid to grow. The industry's total start-up burden was minimal. The downstream was busily stocking up ahead of the festival, and the price of acrylic acid progressively climbed owing to export orders. The cost support diminished in late January as the price of the raw ingredient propylene declined, but the high market was sustained by limited supply.

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Procurement Resource provides prices of 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate:

The clear liquid 2-ethylhexyl acrylate has outstanding flexibility and diluting qualities. One of the ingredients of acrylic polymeric latex is 2-ethylhexyl acrylate. Pressure-sensitive adhesives can be made by polymerizing it with methyl methacrylate via free-radical solution polymerization. 2-ethylhexyl acrylate is a popular feedstock for chemical synthesis because it easily performs addition reactions with a wide spectrum of organic and inorganic chemicals.

Chemical Formula:

  • C11H20O2

Synonyms:

  • 2-Ethyl-1-hexyl acrylate
  • 2-Ethylhexyl 2-propenoate
  • Acrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester
  • 2-ethylexyl acrylate

Molecular Weight:

  • 184.27 g/mol

Industrial Uses:

  • Paints and coatings
  • Adhesives and sealants
  • Plastics
  • Printing inks

Production Processes:

  • Production of 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate from 2-Ethylhexanol and Acrylic Acid

Acrylic acid and 2-ethylhexanol are used in the industrial production of 2-ethylhexyl acrylate. The reaction, which is catalysed by sulfuric acid, takes place in batch reactors and is followed by a continuous distillation section.

Supplier Database:

  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • BASF SE
  • Arkema Group

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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).

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