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DOWFROST™

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.

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Product Overview

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.

End Markets: Aerospace & Aviation; Chemical & Petrochemical; Chemical & Petrochemical; Consumer Products; Energy Generation & Utility; Energy Generation & Utility; Facility Construction & Management; Facility Infrastructure; Food & Beverage; Food & Beverage; General Industrial; Heavy Industry; Maintenance, Repair & Operations; Medical & Pharmaceutical; Medical & Pharmeceutical; Metal Processing & Fabrication; Oil & Gas; Oil & Gas; Personal Care; Pulp & Paper; Transportation

Applications

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)
Related Applications: Aerospace; Air Preheating; Beverage Packaging; Blow Molders; Boilers; Boilers; Chillers; Chillers; Cooling Towers; Facility Management; Food Machinery; Food Processing; Grocery Display Case; Heat Exchangers; Heat Transfer Skids; HVAC; HVAC; Immersion Cooling; Immersion Freezing; Mechanical Contractors; Mechanical Contractors; Paper & Cardboard; Plastics Forming; Power Cogeneration; Radiant Heating; Secondary Chill Loops; Shell & Tube; Snow Melt; Solar Hot Water Heating; Vaporizers; Waste Heat Recovery

Features & Benefits

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

Product Specifications

Primary Chemistry: Propylene Glycol 
Chemistry: Propylene Glycol; Propylene Glycol
Functions: Heat Transfer Fluid; Heat Transfer Fluid; Oil

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DOWFROST™ Glycol Thermal Fluids

Dowfrost™ inhibited propylene glycol heat transfer fluids provide years of reliable corrosion protection in demanding applications, such as fermentation cooling, immersion freezing, HVAC, food and pharmaceutical applications, where propylene glycol solutions are preferred or required.

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