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Tertiary-Nonyl Mercaptan

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Product overview

TNM (Tertiary-Nonyl Mercaptan or T-Nonyl Mercaptan) is a product with distributions centered on C9 mercaptans, resulting in mercaptan functionality to your system with the addition of branched tertiary alkyl groups. To manufacture this, Arkema reacts trimer and hydrogen sulfide, resulting in mercaptans that can be utilized in a variety of applications. TNM is commonly used in coating and lubricant applications.

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Chemical name : Tert-Nonanethiol
Common name : TNM


  • Density (25°C): 0.856 g/mL

  • Viscosity (20 °C): 2.84 cP

  • Flash point (closed cup): 40 °C

  • Vapour pressure (25°C): 0.578 mmHg

  • Refractive index (20°C): 1.45

  • Boiling point: 188 °C

  • Melting point: < -20.0 °C.

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