Eastman® Hydroquinone For Water Treatment

Innovation In Oxygen Scavenging Solutions

The presence of dissolved gases, even in small amounts, can be detrimental to water systems that are contained by metal surfaces. When metal surfaces are in contact with industrial water containing oxygen, pitting can occur. Although pitting is highly concentrated to smaller areas of total metal surfaces, even small amounts of metal loss can cause system failures.

HOW CAN EASTMAN® HYDROQUINONE IMPROVE THE LIFE OF YOUR WATER SYSTEM?

  • Extremely effective at reducing corrosion in water treatment applications as a catalyst with hydrazine, DEHA, and Carbohydrazide.

  • Effective as a stand-alone oxygen scavenger that is less hazardous than other common alternatives. 

  • Provides protective passive oxides with iron and copper.

  • Does not degrade to ammonia (safe for use with copper-containing alloys).

  • Unique ability to react quickly against oxygen, even at ambient temperatures. Other alternatives, such as hydrazine react slowly, particularly at lower temperatures, resulting in handling problems and ammonia formation with copper bearing alloys.


ABOUT EASTMAN

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers that are found in products used every day. It provides key differentiated coatings, adhesives and specialty plastics products, and is a major supplier of cellulose acetate fibers. Headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA, the company serves customers in approximately 100 countries and employs approximately 13,500 people around the world.


ABOUT CHEMPOINT

ChemPoint is the leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals across North America and EMEA. We specialize in agile technologies and focused product teams, providing our customers with responsive, personalized service.

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