Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) Manufacturer: BRICHEM

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1. Synonyms


2. Usage


Tetrachloroethylene, also known as perchloroethylene or PCE, is a colorless liquid chemical compound commonly used in various industries and applications. Here are some of its main uses:

  1. Dry Cleaning: Tetrachloroethylene is primarily used as a solvent in the dry cleaning industry. It is highly effective in removing dirt, oils, and stains from fabrics without causing damage. The process involves immersing the clothes in a machine containing tetrachloroethylene, which acts as a cleaning agent.
  2. Metal Degreasing: Tetrachloroethylene is widely used to remove grease and oil from metal parts during manufacturing processes. It provides efficient degreasing results and can be used for a variety of metals such as aluminum, steel, and copper.
  3. Vapor Degreasing: This compound is also utilized in vapor degreasing applications. Vapor degreasing involves using the vapor of tetrachloroethylene to clean and remove contaminants from surfaces, especially electronic components, plastics, and precision instruments.
  4. Textile Industry: Tetrachloroethylene is sometimes used in the textile industry for dyeing and finishing processes. It aids in the removal of residual dyes and impurities from fabrics, resulting in enhanced color retention and improved finishing.
  5. Spot Cleaning: Tetrachloroethylene is commonly found in stain removers and spot cleaning solutions. It is effective in treating stubborn stains on carpets, upholstery, and other fabrics, thanks to its strong solvency properties.
  6. Chemical Intermediates: Tetrachloroethylene is employed as a raw material or intermediate in the synthesis of various chemicals. It is used in the production of refrigerants, pharmaceuticals, and other industrial compounds.

Despite its wide range of applications, it's important to note that tetrachloroethylene can be hazardous to human health and the environment if not handled properly. It is considered a potential carcinogen and can cause damage to the liver, kidneys, and the central nervous system. Therefore, appropriate safety measures and regulations should be followed while using and disposing of this chemical.



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T/T, L/C, D/P, etc.

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carton, Iron drums, IBC Drums, Flexitank, ISO TANK and bags

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