Dow provides a diversified portfolio of specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agroscience and plastics products to customers in approximately 160 countries and in sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. The company conducts its worldwide operations through global businesses, which are reported in six operating segments: Electronic and Functional Materials, Coatings and Infrastructure Solutions, Agricultural Sciences, Performance Materials, Performance Plastics, and Feedstocks and Energy. Headquartered in Midland, Michigan, USA, Dow employs approximately 54,000 people worldwide.
An ethylene glycol-based fluid especially requiring corrosion protection at lower glycol concentrations.
Provides excellent heat transfer performance and exceptional thermal stability in well-maintained heat transfer systems. Ethylene glycol-based fluid Offers a low acute oral toxicity, reducing contamination hazards compared to methanol alternatives. HVAC Pharmaceutical Secondary cooling and heating Freeze, burst protection Renewable energy Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP
A propylene glycol-based fluid capable of operating at higher temperatures than other propylene glycol fluids.
This fluid is low in acute oral toxicity and contains a specially formulated inhibitor package that helps prevent corrosion of materials common in HVAC construction, food and beverage processing, and other systems. Propylene glycol based fluid Improved corrosion protection for aluminum alloys Suitable for use at a minimum 20% concentration for high and low temperatures Long lifetime Low acute oral toxicity Free of nitrite, borax and CMR Available in various package sizes and blends. Suitable applications include: single fluid process heating and cooling; closed-loop, water-based heating and air conditioning systems where propylene glycol-based fluids are preferred or required; and food industry applications within temperature range.
A NSF-approved, propylene glycol-based fluid that is low in acute oral toxicity and widely used to depress freeze points in food and beverage processing and in other applications.
Dowcal™ N features a specially formulated corrosion inhibitor package and can be used for direct and indirect food additive applications. Available in various package sizes and blends. Propylene glycol based fluid Better freeze protection Better corrosion protection in hot and cold systems FDA-approved safe food additive Compatible with commonly used elastomers Long fluid life and low maintenance costs Greater cost-effectiveness Low acute oral toxicity Used to depress freeze points in food and beverage processing and in other applications
Made with DOW PuraGuard™ Propylene Glycol USP/EP, a pharmaceutical grade of monopropylene glycol with specially formulated packages of food grade industrial inhibitors that help prevent corrosion.
Regular DOWFROST™ inhibited propylene glycol (PG) DOWFROST™ is comprised of about 96% PG and 4% corrosion inhibitors. All ingredients are food safe, that is to say they are classified as GRAS (generally regarded as safe) by FDA and are approved as direct food additives. DOWFROST™ is the product of choice for the food processing industry. It is undyed and has water white appearance. DOWFROST™ offers effective heat transfer over a slightly narrower temperature range than DOWTHERM™ fluids: from 0 F to 250 F. The higher minimum recommended temperature for PG based fluids is because PG has higher viscosity and is more difficult to pump at low temperature. DOWFROST™ inhibited PG can provide freeze protection down to -60 F. DOWFROST™ is offered is various concentrations and package sizes. Color: Clear Propylene glycol-based fluid Propylene glycol-based fluid (96%) Water white Made with DOW PuraGuard™ Propylene Glycol USP/EP Low toxicity - complies with FDA and USDA regulations Operating range: 0 to 250° F for heat transfer 60° F for burst protection Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Chill water & hydronic heating loops Geothermal (ground source heat pumps) Snow melt & Turf heating systems Solar hot water heating Fire water sprinkler systems Food processing Chilling of dairy products & beverages Beer & wine (fermentation cooling) Freezing of concentrated juices, meats, poultry & fish Refrigeration Ice skating rinks Cold storage, refrigerated warehouses & supermarkets (secondary loop) Thermal Energy Storage (TES)
A 20% propylene glycol solution that is intended for geothermal heat pump systems.
A ready to use solution that contains specially designed corrosion inhibitors that meet ASTM D1384 corrosion protection requirements. The low glycol content provides lower viscosity and higher heat transfer efficiency. This fluid has a freezing point of 18.5°F. Recommended Use Temperature Range: -5ºC (23ºF) to 100ºC (212ºF) Typical Properties of DOWFROST GEO 20 Fluid: Composition (% by volume) Propylene Glycol – 20 Performance Additive + Water – 80 Color – Yellow to Green Specific Gravity – 1.017 - 1.027 25 / 25ºC (77 / 77 º F) pH of Solution – 9.5 - 10.5 Reserve Alkalinity (min.) – 3.5 ml Formulated for geothermal systems Intended for use in Geothermal heating and cooling systems
or beverage application.
A formulation of propylene glycol and a specially designed package of industrial corrosion inhibitors. The fluid is dyed fluorescent yellow to aid in leak detection. Not approved by the USDA or FDA for food use, and is not suitable for food...
DOWFROST™ HD inhibited propylene glycol (PG) is comprised of about 94% PG and 6% corrosion inhibitors. The lower PG content in DOWROST™ HD allows for additional corrosion inhibitors including some which are not approved by FDA as direct food additives. These additional components do not compromise toxicity fluid and provide an enhanced level of corrosion protection which is unsurpassed in the industry. DOWFROST™ HD has a fluorescent yellow color and is capable of operating at higher temperatures than regular DOWFROST™: from 0 F to 325 F. DOWFROST™ HD is intended for low toxicity, non-food processing applications and provides freeze protection down to -60 F. Dowfrost™ HD is offered is various concentrations and package sizes. Color: Green / Yellow Propylene glycol-based fluid Propylene glycol-based fluid (94%) Fluorescent yellow Increased concentration of inhibitors Not USDA/FDA approved industrial / commercial version of DOWFROST Operating range: 0 to 325° F for heat transfer -60° F for burst protection Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Chill water & hydronic heating loops Geothermal (ground source heat pumps) Snow melt & Turf heating systems Solar hot water heating Fire water sprinkler systems Refrigeration Ice skating rinks Cold storage, refrigerated warehouses & supermarkets (secondary loop) Thermal Energy Storage (TES)
A formulation of ethylene glycol that features one of the highest maximum use temperature of any glycol, operating temperature ranges -60°F to 350°F. The fluid is dyed fluorescent orange to aid in leak detection.
DOWTHERM™ 4000 inhibited ethylene glycol (EG) is comprised of about 92% EG and 8% corrosion inhibitors and has a bright fluorescent orange color. The lower EG content allows for a higher concentration of corrosion inhibitors which in turn means DOWTHERM™ 4000 is capable of operating at higher temperatures than DOWTHERM™ SR1 i.e. from -20°F to 350°F. This makes DOWTHERM™ 4000 a higher end, niche type product which is also capable of providing freeze protection down to -60°F. Ethylene glycol-based fluid (92%) Fluorescent orange Increased concentration of inhibitors Efficient heat transfer Operating range: -20°F to 350°F for heat transfer 60°F for burst protection Wide-temperature range operability Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Chill water & hydronic heating loops Geothermal (ground source heat pumps) Snow melt & Turf heating systems Solar hot water heating Fire water sprinkler systems Refrigeration Ice skating rinks Cold storage, refrigerated warehouses & supermarkets (secondary loop) Thermal Energy Storage (TES)
A liquid diphenyl oxide/biphenyl blend with operating temperatures of 60°F to 750°F (15°C to 400°C) employing either liquid phase or vapor phase heating.
Eutectic mixture of two very stable compounds, biphenyl and diphenyl oxide Mixture can be handled as if it were a single compound Liquid phase or vapor phase heating Temperature: 60 to 750°F Vapor Pressure: 152.02 Specific Heat: 0.373°F Viscosity: 4.91 Density: 66.37 Freezing Point: 53.6°F Flash Point: 236°F Autoignition: 1139°F Most stable organic fluid available Highest use temperature Liquid and vapor phase Mixture of diphenyl oxide and diphenyl With low viscosity to minimize startup problems, and a freezing point of 54 F, Can be used without steam tracing in installations protected from the weather Used in production of nylon, PET fiber, PET resin, formaldehyde, vegetable oil, solar, refineries, lube stock, PAO
A liquid mixture of di- and tri-aryl ethers with operating temperature ranges of -20°F to 680°F (29°C to 371°C).
One of the most thermally stable low pressure liquid phase heat transfer fluid on the market and has excellent flow characteristics at low temperatures. Temperature: 20 to 680°F Vapor Pressure: 49.12 Specific Heat: 0.363°F Viscosity: 146 Density: 70.34 Freezing Point: <40°F Flash Point: 266°F Autoignition: 1083°F Mixture of di- and tri- aryl compounds Liquid phase only, pressurized above 290°C Lower pressure than DOWTHERM A Fluid Good physical properties Used in production of polystyrene, polycarbonate, heat recovery, offshore platforms, refineries
An alkylated aromatic liquid with operating temperature ranges of -110°F to 600°F (-80°C to 315°C).
Offers remarkable low-temperature pumpability and thermal stability for protection against accidental overheating. Temperature: -110 to 600°F Vapor Pressure: 174.52 Specific Heat: 0.376°F Viscosity: 9.67 Density: 58.31 Freezing Point: <-100°F Flash Point: 136°F Autoignition: 788°F Liquid and vapor phase Excellent low temperature properties Fluid of choice for the most demanding single fluid heating and cooling applications (batch processing) Used in production of pharmaceuticals, environmental test chambers, fiber spinning
A heat transfer fluid containing a mixture of alkylated aromatics and designed for use as an alternative to hot oils in liquid phase heat transfer systems.
DOWTHERM™ MX fluid can be used in non-pressurized systems up to temperatures of 620 °F (327 °C). Temperature: -10 to 625°F Vapor Pressure: 15.1 Specific Heat: 0.351°F Viscosity: 281.7 Density: 61.9 Freezing Point: -13°F Flash Point: 329°F Autoignition: 788°F Low vapor pressure fluid Excellent low temperature pumpability Thermal stability superior to Hot Oils 5 to 6 times more stable Designed for use in non-pressurized systems Liquid phase operation only Has a high flash point Used in LNG, Off shore Platforms, Heat recovery, Polystyrene, Polyethylene, Topping units, Asphalt, Refineries
A heat transfer fluid containing a mixture of diphenylethane and alkylated aromatics.
Compared to hot oils, it exhibits better thermal stability 35 °C to 330 °C (-30 °F to 625 °F), particularly at the upper end of hot oils use range, and significantly better low-temperature pumpability. Suitable applications include use as an alternative to hot oils in liquid phase heat transfer applications. Temperature: -30° to 625°F Vapor Pressure: 48.08 Specific Heat: 0.353°F Viscosity: 48.2 Density: 63.23 Freezing Point: -30°F Flash Point: 249°F Autoignition: 773°F Best value for moderate temperatures Better thermal stability than hot oils Better physical properties than hot oils No heat tracing to -35 °C Need pressurization above 265 °C Usesd in LNG, Off shore Platforms, Heat recovery, Polystyrene, Polyethylene, Topping units, Asphalt, Refineries
A diaryl alkyl heat transfer fluid that is intended for use in applications that require liquid phase heat transfer.
Unlike other low pressure fluids - including partially hydrogenated terphenyls and dibenzyl toluene fluids, DOWTHERM™ RP fluid degrades primarily to low molecular weight products. DOWTHERM™ RP has a Maximum bulk temperature of 350 °C (660 °F) and a maximum film temperature of 375 °C (710 °F). Temperature: 30°F to 660°F Vapor Pressure: 13.63 Specific Heat: 0.372°F Viscosity: 249 Density: 65.25 Freezing Point: <-4°F Flash Point: 381°F Autoignition: 725°F Best thermal stability of any liquid phase fluid Does not form tar or high boiling degradation products Liquid phase fluid used in pressure-less or low-pressure systems Used in production of PET resin, PET film, phenol, polycarbonate, polystyrene, refineries, LNG, offshore platforms
A formulation of ethylene glycol and a specially designed package of industrial corrosion inhibitors with operating temperature ranges of -60°F to 250°F. The fluid is dyed fluorescent pink for leak detection purposes.
DOWTHERM™ SR1 inhibited ethylene glycol (EG) is comprised of about 95% EG and 5% corrosion inhibitors. DOWTHERM™ SR1 is the most popular EG based product within the Dow portfolio. In fact, DOWTHERM™ SR1 is the most widely recognized brand name in the industry. It offers effective heat transfer over a wide temperature range: from -20°F to 250°F and provides freeze protection down to -60°F. Color: Pink Ethylene glycol-based fluid Ethylene glycol-based fluid (95%) Fluorescent pink Efficient heat transfer Operating range: -20°F to 250°F for heat transfer 60°F for burst protection Offered in various package sizes and blends. DOWTHERM™ SR-1 25% DOWTHERM™ SR-1 30% DOWTHERM™ SR-1 35% DOWTHERM™ SR-1 40% DOWTHERM™ SR-1 45% DOWTHERM™ SR-1 50% DOWTHERM™ SR-1 60% Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Chill water & hydronic heating loops Geothermal (ground source heat pumps) Snow melt & Turf heating systems Solar hot water heating Fire water sprinkler systems Refrigeration Ice skating rinks Cold storage, refrigerated warehouses & supermarkets (secondary loop) Thermal Energy Storage (TES)
A heat transfer fluid that is a mixture of C14-C30 alkyl benzenes intended for use in applications that require liquid phase heat transfer.
For use in non-pressurized liquid phase systems with a maximum temperature of 550 °F (288 °C) and a bulk temperature of 600 °F (315 °C) Temperature: 14°F to 550°F Vapor Pressure: 2.6 Specific Heat: 0.446°F Viscosity: 252 Density: 55.81 Freezing Point: <14°F Flash Point: 370°F Autoignition: 707°F Synthetic organic alternative to Hot Oils Optimum economic bulk operating temperature 288°C No steam tracing required to -10°C Liquid phase operation only Does not require pressurized expansion tank Used in Offshore, Gas processing, Textiles, Plastics processing, General CPI
A polydimethylsiloxane liquid with operating temperature ranges of -40°F to 750°F (-40°C to 400°C).
Highly stable, long-lasting silicone fluid designed for high temperature liquid phase operations. Temperature: -40 to 750 °F Vapor Pressure: 197.32 Specific Heat: 0.360 °F Viscosity: 51.0 Density: 61.9 Freezing Point: < -40 °F Flash Point: 320 °F Autoignition: 725 °F Fluid life > 10 years at 400 °C Low toxicity No odor Non-fouling Very low in acute oral toxicity Used in NDC, Lube Oil Recycling, Heat Recovery, Polymer Processing, Carbon Fiber
A polydimethylsiloxane liquid used from -40°C to 260°C.
Specially formulated, high performance silicone polymer designed for use as a low temperature, liquid phase heat transfer medium. Temperature: -100 to 500 °F Vapor Pressure: 39.6 Specific Heat: 0.347 °F Viscosity: 16.65 Density: 60.31 Freezing Point: <-115 °F Flash Point: 145 °F Autoignition: 671 °F Non-toxic with regard to acute oral ingestion Has a closed cup flash point > 62 °C Electrical classifications Used in pharmaceutical applications, Single fluid heating and cooling, Environmental test chambers
A polydimethylsiloxane liquid used from -100°C to 260 °C
Specifically formulated, high performance silicone polymer designed for use as a low temperature, liquid phase heat transfer medium. It offers remarkable low temperature heat transfer and pumpability, plus thermal stability. Temperature: -100 to 500 °F Vapor Pressure: 75.46 Specific Heat: 0.078 °F Viscosity: 90.17 Density: 59.3 Freezing Point: -158 °F Flash Point: 116 °F Autoignition: 662 °F Non toxic with regard to acute oral ingestion Physical properties allow it to be used in place of chlorinated solvents as a secondary coolant Used in pharmaceutical applications, Single fluid heating and cooling, Environmental test chambers
A formulation of ethylene glycol and specifically designed inhibitor packages with operating temperature ranges of -60°F to 250°F.
Manufactured with 100% virgin ethylene glycol and specifically formulated with heavy-duty industrial inhibitor packages that prevent corrosion, these fluids are widely used for closed-loop, process heating and process cooling. The inhibitors are easily maintained, long lasting and replenishable, which means intervals between fluid change-outs are extended and fluid expense is minimized. Ethylene glycol-based fluid Wide temperature range operability HVAC; Oil & Gas; Immersion freezing; Process cooling; Process heating; Solar heating; Radiant Heating; Thermal Energy Storage; Geothermal; Snow Melt Systems; Fermentation Cooling
UCON™ lubricant LB-650-XY23 is a water insoluble butanol-propylene oxide polymer based product specially formulated with additives for iron and copper corrosion protection and high temperature use.
UCON™ Lubricant LB-650-XY23 is readily biodegradable, water-soluble, and exhibits low volatility. Designed for processes that require corrosion protection for copper and iron materials and in processes that require high-temperature stability of the lubricant. Color: Red to brown Odor: Mild Boiling point (760 mmHg): > 200 °C Flash point: closed cup 238 °C Relative Density (water = 1): 1.043 at 20 °C Pour point: < -34 °C Water soluble Low volatility Does not evaporate easily at room temperature Used in processes that require corrosion protection for copper and iron materials and in processes that require high-temperature stability. Intended for use in open bath systems.
Formulated for high-temperature, liquid-phase heat transfer in systems requiring bulk temperatures up to 500°F.
UCON™ HTF 500 is compatible with most common metals, including all steels, iron, aluminum, copper and copper alloys and is noncorrosive. UCON™ HTF 500 has been used in many high temperature applications and is often recommended by heating equipment manufactures. Viscosity at 100°F: 62 Specific gravity: 1.038 Pour Point: -55 Boiling Point: None- nonvolatile liquid Flashpoint (ASTM D92): 575 Fire Point (ASTM D92): 600 Viscosity Index: 200 High heat transfer efficiency Water soluble Fantastic materials compatibility Long lasting Lower maintenance costs High flash point High fire point Easy to use with conventional equipment Chemical processing Laminating and calendaring rolls Dies and molds in the rubber and plastics industry Drying rolls and ovens Die-cast zinc and aluminum alloys Intended for use in closed circulating systems.
ISO 460 polyalkylene glycol oil designed for extended service life and performance in reciprocating hydrogen compressors.
A PAG-based synthetic lubricant designed for superior cylinder lubrication of reciprocating hydrogen compressors commonly used in refinery processes. It has a viscosity of 400 cSt @ 38 °C Viscosity (at 38° C): 400 Viscosity Index: 231 Pour Point: -41 Flash Point: 249 Specific Gravity: 1.041 Pounds per gallon: 8.88 Low hydrogen and hydrocarbon solubility Low vapor pressure Exceptional lubricity Lowered maintenance costs Good thermal conductivity No sludge, varnish or lacquer formed Water tolerance Easier low temperature start up Designed for superior cylinder lubrication of reciprocating hydrogen compressors commonly used in refinery processes.
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