55 Gallon Drum - Xylene is used as a solvent. Areas of application include the printing, rubber, and leather industries.
Xylene is a common component of ink, rubber, and adhesives. In thinning paints and varnishes, xylene can be substituted for toluene where slower drying is desired.
Xylene can be used as a cleaning agent for steel, silicon wafers, circuits, dentistry, paraffin solvents and in making dry ice. Xylene is the most widely used cleaning agent