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
  • ProductActualproduct

    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

Poly(meth)acrylics

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

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

  • Engineered Stone,
  • Acrylics,
  • Pultrusion

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