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Sweeny Hexane

Product Properties

A high purity C6 hydrocarbon solvent used in variety of applications such as adhesives, sealants, pharmaceuticals, plastics, mining, catalyst, rubber and the extraction of seed oils.

Typical PropertiesMethodValue Unit
Initial Boiling Point
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)152.2˚F
10% Boil Distillation
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)153.4˚F
50% Boil Distillation
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)154˚F
90% Boil Distillation
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)155.1˚F
Dry Point
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)156.1 ˚F
68.9 ˚C
Acidity of Distillation ResidueASTM D-1093NEUTRAL
Aniline PointASTM D-611147.5˚F
API Gravity @ 60 ˚FASTM D-405277.7 Degree API
Aromatics, ppmChromatography<1 ppm
Benzene ContentASTM D-3606 (Modified)<1 ppm
Bromine No.ASTM D-1492<1 ppm
Copper CorrosionASTM D-1301A
Density of Liquid @60 ˚FASTM D-40525.641 lbs/gal
DOT Hazard Class-3 Flam. Liq.
DOT Id Number-UN 1208
Doctor TestASTM D-4952NEGATIVE
Evaporation Rate
n-Butyl Acetate = 1
ASTM D-19019.1
Flash PointASTM D-56 (Unless Indicated)-9.4ºF
Kauri-Butanol ValueASTM D-113328
Nonvolatile MatterASTM D-13530.1 mg/100 ml
PurityChromatography63.5 Lv%
Color, SayboltASTM D-604530
Specific Gravity of LiquidASTM D-40520.676 Specific Gravity
Sulfur ContentASTM D-4045 (Unless Indicated)(D-7183) <1 ppm
Vapor Pressure
@100 °F (37.8 °C)
ASTM D-5191 (Unless Indicated)5.4 psia
Water ContentASTM D-340160 ppm