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Methyl formate pure

Methyl formate is a chemical intermediate used as a binder in the foundry industry and for other purposes.

Methyl formate is used as a binder in the foundry industry (beta set process). It also serves as a blowing agent for a variety of polymers.

BASF supplies methyl formate as a bulk product or packaged in drums of 185 kg.

Methyl formate is a water-clear, highly flammable, quickly evaporating liquid. It dissolves slowly in plenty of water.

BASF produces methyl formate at its Verbund site in Ludwigshafen, Germany.