PTI Solvent Vm&P Naphtha

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VM&P Naphtha is a general purpose thinner and cleanup solvent for use with many alkyd and oil type paints, enamels and varnishes. The fast evaporation rate of this product aids in dry times and aesthetics. Generally used for spray applications. Excellent for use as a cleanup solvent for application equipment.

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High quality product arrived well packaged. Recommend if you have any painting that requires a fast evaporating thinner or a parts washing solvent that doesn’t leave residue.

September 20, 2019


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Q: Is your naphtha 100% pure? I can’t find an msds for it

Per PTI: VM&P Naphtha is never "pure". It is a combination of chemicals (refined petroleum solvent predominantly C7-C11 which is typically 55% paraffins, 30% monocycloparaffins, 2% dicycloparaffins & 12% alklybenzenes). The history and etymology of the word "Naphtha" makes reference to light -- but those references reflect the use of a word that describes substances used to start fires -- the specific languages are Latin, Greek and Hebrew --TMI, I know. I tell you that because Naphtha -- different from VM&P Naphtha is another term for lighter fluid -- like the stuff used for barbecues.

What your customer should be aware of is the fact that VM&P is highly flammable. It has a flash point below 73 degrees and is a class 1B chemical which means it is explosive at temperatures approaching or exceeding 100 degrees.