Trigonox 101

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Organic peroxide

Organic peroxide

Trigonox 101 is a general purpose peroxide for polymer modification. Initiator for (co)polymerization of (meth)acrylates. Bifunctional peroxide used for crosslinking natural and synthetic rubbers as well as thermoplastic polyolefins.

  • Product name

    Trigonox 101
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    78-63-7
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

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

    2,5-Dimethyl-2,5-di(tert-butylperoxy) hexane
  • Molecular Weight

    290.4
  • Applications

    For Polymer Production: polymerization of rheology polypropyleneTrigonox 101 is an efficient peroxide for the degradation of polypropylene (CR-PP) in the temperature range of 200-250°C. For Crosslinking:Trigonox 101 is used for the crosslinking of natural and synthetic rubbers, as well as thermoplastic polyolefins. For Poly(meth)acrylics: Trigonox 101 is a special purpose high temperature initiator for the curing of unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester and acrylic thermosetting resins in the temperature range of 100-140°C.

Market Segments

Polymer crosslinking

Detailed description

Pure dialkyl peroxide used for crosslinking natural and synthectic rubbers as well as thermoplastic polyolefins. Procures excellent scorch safety.

Functions

  • Crosslinking peroxide

Applications

  • XLPE power distribution cables,
  • PEX a pipes and tubes,
  • Crosslinking rubber

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Acrylics production

Detailed description

Initiator for (co)polymerization of acrylates and methacrylates.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • Acrylics

Polymer production

Detailed description

Initiator for the production of controlled rheology polypropylene (CR-PP) in the temperature range 180-250°C allowing polypropylene producers great flexibility in controlling a polymer’s Melt Flow Index (MFI).

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • CR PP