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HELM is represented with branches and sales offices in more than 30 countries.


N-butanol serves as a solvent for the paints and varnishes industry.

Ekkehard Kloevekorn

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N-butanol is a clear, low-viscosity, neutral liquid with a characteristic odour. The product can be mixed with all other commonly used solvents. It has limited water solubility. N-butonal is used as a solvent and as a raw material for the syntheses of various substances. The logistics of handling the product are relatively straightforward. N-butanol is both marketed by HELM AG in Europe as well as exported in bulk quantities – with the backing of various suppliers.


Examples of applications

The product is used primarily in the paints and varnishes industry as a solvent for paint and varnish formulations.


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