NMP

N-METHYLPYRROLIDONE

Taminco

NMP is an aprotic solvent with a low volatility and a low toxicity profile. It is a powerful solvent for a wide range of chemicals and finds its application among others in:

  • Petrochemical processing: NMP is used as extraction medium in several industrial processes because of its affinity for unsaturated hydrocarbons and aromatics: for example butadiene recovery, BTX extraction, lube oil purification,...
  • Electronics: NMP is used as photoresist stripper, for defluxing, degreasing and cleansing. NMP is a solvent for the production of copper clad laminates, polyamide/polyimide wire enamels.
  • Pharmaceuticals: NMP can be used as solvent, extraction medium,...
  • Industrial and household cleaning: NMP is used for paint stripping, in graffiti removers, oven cleaners, in automotive and industrial cleaner formulations,...
  • Agrochemicals: NMP can be used as solvent during synthesis or as a formulation agent.

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