2-Hydroxyethyl Acrylate (2-HEA)

Chemical name 2-HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE, (2-HEA)
Chemical formula

C5H8O3

CAS # 818-61-1
EINECS # 212-454-9
Inhibitor (MEHQ) 250 +/- 50 ppm
Chemical name 2-HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE, (2-HEA)
Chemical formula

C5H8O3

CAS # 818-61-1
EINECS # 212-454-9
Inhibitor (MEHQ) 250 +/- 50 ppm

2-Hydroxyethyl Acrylate (2-HEA)

2-Hydroxyethyl Acrylate (2-HEA) is an ester of Acrylic acid and is used as a raw material component in the synthesis of polymers. The ester is a monofunctional methacrylate monomer with a characteristic high reactivity of methacrylates and a branched hydrophobic moiety. It forms homopolymers and copolymers which can be obtained from acrylic acid and its salts, amides, and esters, etc.

2-Hydroxyethyl Acrylate (2-HEA) is also a very useful feedstock for chemical syntheses because it readily undergoes addition reactions with a wide variety of organic and inorganic compounds.

Features & Benefits: 

  • Chemical resistance
  • Crosslinking
  • Scratch resistance
  • Adhesion
  • Low VOC
  • Rheology modifier
  • Weatherability

Applications: 

  • Automotive / Industrial Coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Plastics
  • UV Curables