|Synonyms||Dimethyl p-phthalate; Di-Me terephthalate; Dimethyl 4-phthalate; Terephthalic acid dimethyl ester; Dimethyl p-benzenedicarboxylate; Methyl 4-carbomethoxybenzoate; Dimethyl 1,4-benzenedicarboxylate|
Dimethyl terephthalate (DMT)
Dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) is a sensitizer for direct thermal paper. DMT is suitable for use as a sensitizer in most thermal paper grades
Dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) can be applied in the conventional way as a sensitizer by the application of an aqueous coating composition to a pre-coated base paper followed by drying and calendaring. The coating composition will also contain appropriate amounts of various additives including for example color former and color developer.
It is most commonly used in combination with WinCon-2.
Dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) supplied by Connect Chemicals is a special powder version suitable for thermal paper applications.
Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months.
Health & Safety
Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet)