Gilsonite General Solubility

Gilsonite products is readily soluble without heating in aromatic solvents (Benzene, Toluene, Xylene) and in most chlorinated solvents.

It also soluble without heating in Aliphatic and low aromatic solvents (VM&P and other Naphtha, Ink Oils and Mineral Spirits), but Mixing time is longer. Without heating, the pulverized grade is recommended. Gilsonite has Limited solubility in most alcohols and ketones.