Dioctyl Adipate

Bis(2-ethylhexyl)adipate; Di-(2-ethylhexyl)adipate; bis(2-ethylhexyl)ester, DOA, Di (2-ethylhexyl) Adipate; DEHA

Why source Dioctyl Adipate (DOA) from Neuchem?

  • Neuchem enjoys relationships with world-class producers of Dioctyl Adipate, enabling us to supply our customers with minimal lead times and cost savings.
  • As an integral link in your supply chain, we deliver raw materials to your doorstep in a secure, cost-competitive, and friendly environment.
  • Neuchem carefully selects our suppliers to guarantee high quality materials on a consistent basis.

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Plasticizers in PVC Products
Dioctyl Adipate is commonly used as a plasticizer in the production of flexible PVC products, such as:

  • Flexible PVC cables and wires: DOA imparts flexibility to PVC insulation and sheathing materials used in electrical cables and wires, allowing them to bend and flex without cracking or breaking.
  • PVC flooring: DOA enhances the flexibility and durability of PVC flooring materials, ensuring resistance to wear and tear in high-traffic areas such as commercial buildings, hospitals, and schools.

Coatings and Paints Industry
Dioctyl Adipate serves as a solvent and plasticizer in the formulation of coatings, paints, and varnishes, including:

  • Automotive coatings: DOA is used as a plasticizer in automotive coatings to improve flexibility and durability, providing protection against corrosion, abrasion, and weathering.
  • Wood coatings: DOA helps improve the adhesion and flow properties of wood coatings, ensuring even application and smooth finish on wooden surfaces such as furniture, cabinets, and flooring.

Adhesives and Sealants Industry
Dioctyl Adipate acts as a plasticizer in the production of adhesives and sealants, contributing to:

  • Pressure-sensitive adhesives: DOA enhances the tackiness and flexibility of pressure-sensitive adhesives used in labels, tapes, and graphic films, ensuring strong and durable bonding on various substrates.
  • Construction sealants: DOA improves the flexibility and adhesion of construction sealants used for sealing joints and gaps in building materials, such as concrete, masonry, and metal.

Textile Industry
Dioctyl Adipate is utilized in the textile industry for softening and lubricating synthetic fibers and fabrics, including:

  • Synthetic leather: DOA is used as a softener and lubricant in the production of synthetic leather materials, providing a soft and supple texture similar to genuine leather in applications such as upholstery, footwear, and fashion accessories.
  • Nylon fabrics: DOA helps improve the hand feel and drape of nylon fabrics, enhancing comfort and wearability in garments such as activewear, swimwear, and lingerie.

Paper and Packaging Industry
Dioctyl Adipate acts as a plasticizer in paper coatings and packaging materials, such as:

  • Food packaging films: DOA enhances the flexibility and moisture resistance of food packaging films made from materials such as polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), ensuring the preservation and protection of packaged food products.
  • Coated paperboard: DOA improves the printability and folding properties of coated paperboard used for packaging applications such as cartons, boxes, and displays.

End Markets

Plastics Industry (Plasticizers)
Coatings and Paints Industry
Adhesives and Sealants Industry
Textile Industry
Paper and Packaging Industry

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