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Shell Dimethylether (DME)

Shell offers high purity Dimethylether (DME) for all cosmetical and technical uses. From our German production in the Rhineland Refinery Wesseling we deliver to your production facilities all over Europe.

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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:

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.

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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.