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A heat transfer fluid containing a mixture of alkylated aromatics and designed for use as an alternative to hot oils in liquid phase heat transfer systems.




Product Overview

DOWTHERM™ MX fluid can be used in non-pressurized systems up to temperatures of 620 °F (327 °C).

Product Specifications

Temperature: -10 to 625°F
Vapor Pressure: 15.1
Specific Heat: 0.351°F
Viscosity: 281.7
Density: 61.9
Freezing Point: -13°F
Flash Point: 329°F
Autoignition: 788°F
Primary Chemistry:  Mixture of alkylated aromatics 

Features & Benefits

Low vapor pressure fluid
Excellent low temperature pumpability
Thermal stability superior to Hot Oils
5 to 6 times more stable
Designed for use in non-pressurized systems
Liquid phase operation only
Has a high flash point


Used in LNG, Off shore Platforms, Heat recovery, Polystyrene, Polyethylene, Topping units, Asphalt, Refineries

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