Product Profile

Methyl Methacrylate

  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS141
  • Generic Name Methyl Methacrylate
  • Product Name Methyl Methacrylate
  • Chemical Name Methyl Methacrylate
  • Chemical Formula C5 H8 O2
  • CAS# 80-62-6
  • EC Number 201-297-1
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  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

Methyl Methacrylate is a colourless liquid. It is the methyl ester of methacrylic acid, and is a monomer produced on a large scale for the production of poly(methyl methacrylate).

  • Product Information
  • Major Applications
  • Resources
  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

The principal application is the manufacture of polymethyl methacrylate acrylic plastics. It is also used for the production of the co-polymer methyl methacrylate-butadiene-styrene, used as a modifier for PVC. Another application is as cement used in total hip replacements as well as total knee replacements.


Application Guide


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