Inside Shell Dimethylether

Product Information

DME (Dimethylether = CH3-O-CH3) is a versatile, chemically stable aerosol propellant with a special solvency power for both polar and non-polar ingredients.

Product Specifications

The production is monitored on-line and the quality control includes an odour check by a selected panel. Shell offers DME in two grades:

Logistics and transporting LPG

The Shell plant at Wesseling is a major European methanol producer and captively manufactured methanol is used for the production of DME 99.99.

Shell has decades of experience in the manufacturing of DME.

The abundant capacity of the DME production unit makes the Wesseling plant one of the world‘s biggest DME manufacturers.

Shell DME 99.99 is used as aerosol propellant in the cosmetics and paint industry, as blowing agent for foams and insulation boards, component for refrigeration fluids, the production of Dimethylsulfate and many other technical areas.

Our in-house developed DME process ensures highest quality and availability for your production and supply chain safety.

Togehter with our logistic partners, we can offer you a tailored transport solution in dedicated tank containers to assure the high quality standarts. We can ship the product safe, fast and reliable to your production facility.

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