Perkadox 16S

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Organic peroxide

Organic peroxide

Initiator for production of PVC and acrylics, polymerization of (meth)acrylates, curing agent for unsaturated polyester and (meth)acrylic resins.

  • Product name

    Perkadox 16S
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    15520-11-3
  • Physical form

    Powder
  • Regional availability

    Africa, Europe, India, Latin America, Middle East, North America
  • Chemical name

    Di(4-tert-butylcyclohexyl) peroxydicarbonate
  • Molecular Weight

    398.5
  • Concentration

    3.77-3.89%
  • Applications

    Polymerization of vinyl chloridePerkadox 16S is applied as an initiator for the suspension and mass polymerization of vinyl chloride in the temperature range between 40°C and 65°C. Perkadox 16S can be used alone or in combination with other peroxides, such as 1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl peroxyneodecanoate (Trigonox 423), Cumyl peroxyneodecanoate (Trigonox 99) or Dilauroyl peroxide (Laurox), to increase reactor efficiency.

Market Segments

Acrylics production

Detailed description

Initiator for suspension polymerization of acrylates and methacrylates.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • Acrylics

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Polymer production

Detailed description

Initiator for the production of PVC, PVA, PVOH and acrylics.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • Acrylics,
  • Polystyrene,
  • PVA,
  • PVC,
  • PVOH

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Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Solid peroxydicarbonate used for curing unsaturated polyester resins and (meth)acrylic resins in the temperature range of 60°C and higher. Ideal combination of low activation temperature and relatively high storage temperature. Especially suitable in case a clear transparent end-product is required.

Functions

  • Curing agent

Applications

  • Acrylics,
  • Pultrusion,
  • CIPP

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