Kauri-Butanol Value

A quantitative measure of the solvent power of a hydrocarbon compound, or how well a solvent will dissolve a material, which utilizes a reagent comprising kauri gum and butanol. The low end of the scale (indicating poor solvents) is 20, while the high end of the scale (excellent solvents) is 105. The kauri-butanol value is abbreviated KB value.

All text and images are licensed under a Creative Commons License
permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution. (See Copyrights for details.)

PrintWiki – the Free Encyclopedia of Print
About    Hosted by WhatTheyThink