Applications for DEG

The characteristics of our Diethylene Glycol (DEG) products supplement our MEG portfolio, augmenting our capabilities to include applications that require hygroscopicity, lubricants and low volatility.



  • Gas dehydration

  • Plasticizer for paper, composition cork, glues, adhesives, bookbinding and coatings


  • Glass-grinding aids

  • Fiber-finish component

  • Cement-grinding aids

  • Mold release agent

Solvent Coupler

  • Stabilizer for soluble oil dispersions

  • Compatibilizer for dye and printing ink components


  • Aromatic and paraffinic hydrocarbon separations

  • Printing ink/paint pigments/dyes

Low Volatility

  • Binder for foundry sand-molding

Freezing Point Depression

  • Latex paint antifreeze

  • Antifreeze

  • Deicing fluid

  • Heat transfer fluids

  • Drywall joint compound

  • Belt wetting agent

Chemical Intermediate

  • Unsaturated polyester resin

  • Plasticizer intermediate for nitrocellulose lacquers, enamels and adhesives

  • Polyester polyols for urethane foam

  • Thermoplastic polyurethanes

  • Emulsifiers

  • Lubricants

  • Morpholine