Trigonox 42-C60

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Organic peroxide

Organic peroxide

Initiator for (co)polymerization of ethylene.

  • Product name

    Trigonox 42-C60
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    13122-18-4
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

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

    tert-Butyl peroxy-3,5,5-trimethylhexanoate

Market Segments

Polymer Production

Detailed description

Efficient initiator (60% active ingredient in odorless mineral spirits) for the production of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE). Used for both tubular and autoclave processes. In most cases a combination with other peroxides is used to ensure a broad reactivity range. 

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • LDPE

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