Trigonox T

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Organic peroxide

Organic peroxide

Trigonox T is a crosslinking peroxide for rubbers and thermoplastic polyolefins and an initiator for (co)polymerization of (meth)acrylates.

  • Product name

    Trigonox T
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    3457-61-2
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

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

    tert-Butyl cumyl peroxide
  • Molecular Weight

    208.3
  • Concentration

    7.22-7.37%
  • Applications

    For Polymer Production the following applications: Polymerization of styrene: Trigonox T can be used for the polymerization and copolymerization of styrene in the temperature range of 95 -125°C. Polymerization of acrylates and methacrylates: Trigonox T can be used as initiator for the solution (co)polymerization of acrylates and methacrylates in the temperature range of 130 170°C, amongst others for the manufacture of coatings. Trigonox T can also be applied as an initiator for the bulk and suspension (co)polymerization of acrylates and methacrylates. For Crosslinking: Trigonox T is used for the crosslinking of natural and synthetic rubbers, as well as thermoplastic polyolefins. Rubber compounds containing Trigonox T have excellent scorch safety, safe processing temperature: 135°C (rheometer ts2 > 20 minutes), typical crosslinking temperature: 175°C (rheometer t90 about 12 minutes) and one of the decomposition products of Trigonox T has a distinct sweet smell.

Market Segments

Polymer crosslinking

Detailed description

Trigonox T is a pure, general purpose alkyl acyl peroxide used for crosslinking natural and synthetic rubbers as well as thermoplastic polyolefins.

Functions

  • Crosslinking peroxide

Applications

  • XLPE power distribution cables,
  • Crosslinking rubber

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Acrylics production

Detailed description

Trigonox T is an initiator for (co)polymerization of acrylates and methacrylates.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • Acrylics

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