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Uses of Dichloromethane

Dichloromethane (DCM) is a non-flammable, volatile chemical that is widely used as an organic solvent. Also knows as methylene chloride, it has many industrial applications because of its high volatility and ability to dissolve compounds. But what is it used for exactly? Aerosol Products Dichloromethane is commonly used in aerosol products like spray paint. This is because it acts as a: Strong Solvent Flammability Suppressant Vapour [...]

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Can Acetone Remove Glue?

Acetone has many remarkable uses, including cleaning lab equipment, lifting oil stains from driveways and its most well-known, removing nail polish. Cleaning patent leather shoes? Check. Tracing fluorescence? Of course. Amongst its many and varied uses is removing glue, from sticky residue to Superglue. Superglue is an especially fast-acting adhesive and has an annoying habit of getting everywhere and setting [...]


Opening Hours over Christmas and New Year

It’s that time of year again. One minute you’re counting down to 2017, the next you’re trying to trying to figure out how fast the year’s gone. At ReAgent, we understand it’s a manic time for everyone. This is why we like to give our customers, clients, and suppliers plenty of notice about our opening hours during the merry [...]


What is Dichloromethane?

Dichloromethane (DCM), also known as methylene chloride, is a volatile chemical with the formula CH2Cl2. This colourless liquid is an organic solvent that is widely used in many industries. Dichloromethane can be identified by its sweet aroma – but don’t let that fool you, because DCM also has a toxic dark side. Properties Forming Dichloromethane Dichloromethane was first discovered in 1839 [...]

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