FlexiSolv® DBE® esters

FlexiSolv® DBE® esters are mixtures of refined dicarboxylic dimethylesters (dimethyl succinate, dimethyl glutarate, and dimethyl adipate). The mixture of all three is designated FlexiSolv® DBE® esters. FlexiSolv® DBE® esters can also be fractionated into three other products (FlexiSolv® DBE®-3 esters, FlexiSolv® DBE®-4 ester, FlexiSolv® DBE®-5 ester) which contain different ratios of the succinate, glutarate, and adipate esters. The FlexiSolv® DBE® esters fractions are used in a wide range of specialty applications.


Solvent applications:

  • Coatings
  • Cleaners
  • Paint strippers
  • Foundry core binders
  • Recycling solvent
  • Oilfield chemicals
  • Agricultural carrier solvent
  • Adhesives

Chemical Intermediate Applications:

  • Plasticizers
  • Polyurethane polyols
  • Pigments
  • Wet strength paper resins
  • Soil stabilization
  • Pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals


  • Clear, colorless liquid
  • Mild, fruity odor
  • Excellent solvency
  • High boiling point (low vapor pressure)
  • Slow evaporation
  • High flashpoint
  • Low miscibility with water
  • High miscibility with most organic solvents
  • Readily Biodegradable

For comprehensive technical and applications information please refer to the FlexiSolv DBE esters Technical Data Sheet and Bulletins.