Vinyl Acetate Monomer

Synonyms: VM; acetic acid vinyl ester, acetic acid ethenyl ester, acetic acid ethylene ether, acetoxyethene; 1-acetoxyethylene; ethenyl ethanoate, ethenyl acetate; vyac; zeset T
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Chemical building block used to manufacture a wide variety of polymers including: polyvinyl acetate, polyvinyl alcohol, polyvinyl acetals, ethylene vinyl acetate copolymers, and ethylene vinyl alcohol. VAM-based polymers are commonly used in the production of: plastics, films, lacquers, laminating adhesives, elastomers, inks, water-based emulsion plants, adhesives, finishing and impregnation materials, paper coatings, floor tiling, safety glass, building construction, acrylic fibers, glue, cosmetics and personal care products, textile finishing and non-wovens.