Trigonox EHP-WE60

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Organic peroxide

Trigonox EHP-WE60 is an initiator for (co)polymerization of vinyl chloride and vinylidene chloride.

  • Product name

    Trigonox EHP-WE60
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    16111-62-9
  • Physical form

    Emulsion
  • Regional availability

    Latin America, North America
  • Chemical name

    Di(2-ethylhexyl) peroxydicarbonate, 60% emulsion in water and ethanol
  • Molecular Weight

    346.5
  • Applications

    Polymerization of vinyl chloride: Trigonox EHP-WE60 is applied as an initiator for the suspension polymerization of vinylchloride in the temperature range between 40°C and 65°C. Trigonox EHP-WE60 can be used 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. Reasons to use a water based peroxide emulsion instead of a solvent based peroxide are the following: enhanced safety, easy to use (pumpable) in 'closed reactor technology', easy to dilute with water.

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Detailed description

Trigonox EHP-WE60 is an initiator (60% emulsion in water and methanol) for (co)polymerization of vinyl chloride and vinylidene chloride.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • PVC

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