Detailed Product Description
Xylene is used as a solvent and in the printing, rubber, and leather industries. Xylene is used as a feedstock in the production of terephthalic acid, which is a monomer used in the production of polymers.
It is also used as a cleaning agent for steel and for silicon wafers and chips, a pesticide, a thinner for paint, and in paints and varnishes.
It may be substituted for toluene to thin lacquers where slower drying is desired. It is found in small amounts in airplane fuel and gasoline.