Saturated hydrocarbons, such as gasoline and propane, whose molecules do not have carbon atoms in a ring structure.
Solvents obtained by fractionation of crude petroleum oil. Examples are textile spirits, VMP Naphtha, gasoline and kerosene. Frequently used as part of the solvent mixture in "co-solvent" and "polyamide" type flexo inks, in conjunction with Buna-N type plates and rollers; tend to swell natural and butyl rubber.
'aliphatics' means organic compounds that are characterized by a straight, branched, or cyclic (non-benzene ring) arrangement of carbon atoms that do not contain halogens