Acetone, a flammable liquid, has great use as an industrial solvent. This simple ketone is very useful for thinning polyester resin. The industries make use of acetone for cleaning their tools as they have degreasing properties. Acetone has great use in the paint and lacquer industries as well as it has the capacity to dissolve epoxies and superglue before they harden. The pharmaceutical industry too has great use for acetone as a denaturant in denatured alcohol.
The main use of acetone is for the safe transportation of acetylene. Acetylene is an unstable liquid. Acetone can act as a solvent for acetylene thus making it safe for transportation as well as storage.
The Emirates National Chemical Industries LLC is the principal acetone supplier in UAE. It imports acetone from other countries and supplies the same to every country in the Gulf. As industries are increasing their presence in the Gulf today, the need for acetone as an industrial solvent is on the rise. This Company has the reputation as one of the leading manufacturers as well as suppliers of industrial solvents. The Company has plans to increase the production of these solvents to commensurate with the tremendous demand in the Gulf market.