2-EthylHexyl Acrylate (2EHA)
2-EHA; 2-Propenoic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester; 2-Ethyl-1-hexyl acrylate; 2-Ethylhexyl 2-propenoate
2-ethylhexyl acrylate is used in the production of homopolymers and copolymers. 2-EHA is a very versatile acrylate that can be used as a chemical building block to produce a variety of coatings, resins, adhesives and sealants. It also finds use in the plastics and textiles industries as an additive to improve water resistance, resistance to sunlight, and weatherability of the final product.