Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)

Other Trading Names:

  • ethenyl ethanoate

CAS Number: 108-05-4

HS Code:  29153200

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  • 190 kg per drum
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Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)

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Clear liquid


<0.10 %

Methyl acetate

<0.20 %

Melting Point

-93 ℃

Aldehyde(as acetaldehyde)


<0.02 %

Acidity(as acetic acid)

<0.004 %

Acetone(as acetaldehyde)


<0.01 %

Butenal (as acetaldehyde)


<0.001 %

Vinyl acetate


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Chemical Description  

  • Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) is a versatile chemical compound used in various industries.
  • It has excellent adhesive properties and high reactivity in polymerization processes.
  • VAM is a colorless liquid with a pungent odor, with a molecular formula of C4H6O2.
  • It is a key building block in the production of polymers and copolymers.
  • VAM finds applications in adhesives, coatings, textiles, and other industries.
  • It provides strong bonding strength to various substrates like wood, paper, textiles, and plastics.
  • VAM readily undergoes polymerization reactions, allowing the production of a wide array of polymers and copolymers.
  • It can form copolymers with monomers like ethylene, vinyl chloride, and acrylic acid.
  • VAM's film-forming capabilities make it valuable in coatings and paints, providing durable and flexible films.
  • The polymers derived from VAM exhibit good resistance to solvents, making them suitable for protective coatings and packaging materials.
  • Vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) is widely used in number of industries including Adhesives ,Coatings, Paints, Textiles, Paper, Packaging ,Construction ,Automotive.
  • VAM is extensively used in the formulation of adhesives and sealants for woodworking, packaging, automotive, and construction industries.
  • It is a vital ingredient in the production of high-quality coatings and paints, contributing to wear and weather resistance.
  • VAM-based emulsions, such as vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE), are used as binders in textile finishes, enhancing fabric strength and durability.
  • VAM is employed in the production of packaging materials like laminates and adhesives for flexible packaging.
  • It is a key monomer in the production of polymers and copolymers like polyvinyl acetate (PVAc), polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), and ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA).
  • These polymers find applications in construction, automotive, textiles, and coatings industries.
  • Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) offers exceptional adhesive properties, versatile polymerization, and a wide range of applications.
  • It enhances bonding strength, film formation, and material properties.
  • VAM is an indispensable component in numerous industries, contributing to the manufacturing sector.
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