Outstanding chemical foaming agent with a relatively low decomposition temperature for producing cellular rubber and expanded plastic.
CELOGEN® OB is a chemical foaming agent that produces a fine, uniform, closed cell structure. It has a relatively low decomposition temperature and small particle size. CELOGEN® OB can be catalyzed by a variety of chemicals. Very strong activators include ACTICELL® U, triethanolamine, and peroxides. Calcium oxide, calcium stearate, stearic acid, cadmium and lead type vinyl stabilizers are all moderate activators. Adipic acid, benzoic acid, salicylic acid, citric acid, lead stearate and zinc stearate are examples of weak activators. Molecular Weight: 358 Gas Content: Mostly nitrogen Appearance: White powder Purity: 93.0% min Average Particle Size: 5-7 µm Moisture Content: 0.5% max Decomposition Point.: 158~164°C Gas Yield: 125~140 ml/g @ S.T.P. pH: 6-8 Soluble: Dimethyl sulfoxide and dimethylformamide Insoluble: Benzene, water Non-staining Non-discoloring Non-toxic Odorless Evolves ammonia-free gas Does not effect cure rate of rubber Does not effect PVC stability Phenolic resins, thermoplastic rubber, NBR-PVC blends for cellular cable insulation
Outstanding chemical foaming agent with a relatively low decomposition temperature for producing cellular rubber and expanded plastic. Similar to CELOGEN® OB, but it has been oil treated to reduce dusting.
CELOGEN® OT is a chemical foaming agent that produces a fine, uniform, closed cell structure. It has a relatively low decomposition temperature and small particle size. CELOGEN® OT can be catalyzed by a variety of chemicals. Very strong activators include ACTICELL® U, triethanolamine, and peroxides. Calcium oxide, calcium stearate, stearic acid, cadmium and lead type vinyl stabilizers are all moderate activators. Adipic acid, benzoic acid, salicylic acid, citric acid, lead stearate and zinc stearate are examples of weak activators. Molecular Weight: 358 Gas Content: Mostly nitrogen Appearance: White powder Purity: 93.0% min Average Particle Size: 5-15 µm Heat Loss: 0.5% max Decomposition Point: 158-164 °C Gas Yield: 125-140 ml/g @ S.T.P. pH: 6-8 Soluble: Dimethyl sulfoxide and dimethylformamide Insoluble: Benzene and water Non-staining Non-discoloring Non-toxic Odorless Evolves ammonia-free gas Does not effect cure rate of rubber Does not effect PVC stability Low dusting Phenolic resins, thermoplastic rubber, NBR-PVC blends for cellular cable insulation
Storage stability inhibitor - extends shelf life with minimum effects on gel time (unsaturated polyesters).
Eastman™ DTBHQ (2,5-ditert-butylhydroquinone) is a crystalline solid that has low vapor pressure and short induction periods in peroxide-catalyzed polymerizations. Insoluble in water and caustic solutions, used as an antioxidant or co-inhibitor to prevent oxidation and extend shelf life in many industrial applications. Appearance: White to tan crystals Flash point: 216°C (420°F) Melting point: 215°C (419°F) Boiling point: 321°C (610°F) Specific gravity: 1.07 CAS: 88-58-4 Scavenges radicals slowly Storage stability inhibitor with minimum effect in gel time Stabilizes against odor and color development Used as a stopping agent in rubber emulsions and anti-skinning agent in paints.
Secondary inhibitor (co-inhibitor) and antioxidant for nonfood fats and oils.
Eastman™ MTBHQ (mono t-butyl hydroquinone) is commonly used as a polymerization inhibitor and antioxidant in many industrial applications. Effective in higher temperatures due to its higher solubility and potency compared to unsubstituted hydroquinone. Appearance: Light tan solid Flash point: 171°C (340°F) Boiling point: 295°C (563°F) Melting point: 125°C (257°F) Specific gravity 20°C/20°C: 1.05 Molecular weight: 166.22 CAS: 1948-33-0 Very effective polymerization inhibitor Good performing antioxidant in unstable organic liquids Excellent performance as a heat and stabilizer for pressure-sensitiveness adhesives Used as a polymerization inhibitor and industrial antioxidant in many applications.
Highly effective process inhibitor used in the production of highly reactive unsaturated polyesters.
Eastman™ THQ (Toluhydroquinone) is a tan to white crystalline solid that goes through similar chemical reactions as Hydroquinone. However, due to the presence of a methyl group in the ortho position, THQ becomes a highly active inhibitor in the free radical polymerization of vinyl monomers and unsaturated polyesters. Appearance: Off-white solid Flash point: 172°C (342°F) Boiling point: 279°C (534°F) Melting point: 127°C (261°F) Specific gravity: 1.3 Molecular weight: 124.13 CAS: 95-71-6 Better solubility in styrene than Hydroquinone Highly effective cook stabilizer in unsaturated polyesters Good performing antioxidant for oleates, linseed oil, and other nonfood fats and oils Used as an inhibitor, antioxidant, and intermediate manufacturing.
Formulated from unsaturated fatty primary monoamide from vegetable sources and demonstrates excellent color stability
These fatty amides provide a range of plastic additives, wax additives, and lubricants to various plastics applications. Amide 98% Gardner Color: 1 Closed Tube Melt Point: 82 °C Water: 0.05% Does not contain Phthalates or BPA Available in bags, drums, and bulk sacks
Benzotriazole type UV light absorber, provides strong protection for a variety of polymers from degradation when exposed to UV in the range of 290-400 nm.
LOWILITE® 28 is a strong benzotriazole UV light absorber that prevents yellowing and degradation of wide variety of polymers including two part epoxies and urethanes. Appearance: Off-white powder Bulk Density: 260 kg/m³ Molecular Weight: 351 g/mol Specific Gravity (@ 25 °C): 1.17 Melting Point: 80 °C Flash Point: 230 °C Protection from UV in the range of 290-400 nm Available in powder and granular forms Unsaturated polyesters, acrylics, thermoplastic urethanes, moisture cured urethanes, two part epoxies and urethanes, oil alkyds and thermosetting acrylic enamels
Paraloid EXL™ 2300G is an acrylic core/shell modifier that is ideal for epoxy applications which require high impact strength at temperatures as low as -10°C as well as good heat and UV stability.
Paraloid EXL™ Additives increase the ductility of injection moldings, lower temperature toughness, and reduce melt viscosity for engineering resins. Appearance: white powder Percent volatility: <1% Bulk density: 0.410-0.530 g/cm3 Glass Trans Temp Mdpt: (-273.15)-(-41) C Exceptional part surface finish Good retention of part rigidity Increase toughness even at thick sections Used to improve UV and heat resistance impact on butyl-acrylate rubber.
Paraloid EXL™ 2314 is a highly efficient acrylic toughening agent for engineering resins which has been tailored for various engineering polymers and its blends.
Paraloid EXL™ Additives increase the ductility of injection moldings, lower temperature toughness, and reduce melt viscosity for engineering resins. Foreign Particles: 0-50 Bulk Density g/cm3: 0.380 - 0.580 Moisture: 0 - 1 Retained on 12 MES/1.70 mm: 0 - 1 Pass through 325 mesh/ 0.045mm: 0 - 10 High impact strength High heat stability and weatherability Good retention of part rigidity Excellent processability Excellent part finish Well defined rubber particle size Improved capability with polyesters Can be compounded on twin-screw extruders Easy to disperse Can be used for the toughening of low molecular weight PBT, increasing the usefulness of acrylic modifiers to lower temperatures, and in improving the crack propagation behavior of thermosets like epoxy resins.
Pationic® 919 is a glycerol tristearate (GTS) with 99-100% triglycerides. It can be used as an external lubricant or mold release. This product is certified Kosher.
Pationic® products offer diverse solutions for antistats, antifog, lubricants and mold releases. Capillary Melt Point °C: 65 - 73 Free Fatty Acid %: 1 max Free Glycerine %: 1 max Gardner Color: 3 max Iodine Value: 3 max Sieve (100 Mesh Through) %: 98 - 100 Triglyceride %: 95 - 100 High purity Narrow particle size Stability Continuous and homogeneous
Antiscorch agent for natural and synthetic rubbers designed to greatly improve processing safety with minimal effect on cure rate.
RETARDER ESEN® is surface treated phthalic anhydride antiscorch agent that can be used with natural and synthetic rubbers and a variety of thermoset polymers. It greatly improves processing safety, with minimal effect on time to reach optimum cure. It is relatively nondiscoloring and nonstaining. Appearance: White crystalline powder Specific Gravity: 1.53 Melting Point: 127-132 °C Flash Point: 132 °C Soluble: Alcohol, benzene, ethylene dichloride Moderately Soluble: Acetone Insoluble: Gasoline, water Relatively non-discoloring but will cause a creaming of white stock during light exposure Relatively non-staining Little to no effect on cure rate
Versatile aryl phosphite ester antioxidant that regulates viscosity, improves color, and prevents scorch in a variety of polymers.
WESTON® TPP is a phosphite ester antioxidant that can be used in a variety of materials, including adhesives, coatings, styrenics, and polyurethanes to improve color stability, prevent scorch, and regulate viscosity. Acts as a catalyst adjuvant when used in polyolefins. Appearance: Clear liquid Specific Gravity @ 25 °C: 1.180-1.186 Acid Number: 0.20 mg KOH/g max Refractive Index @ 25 °C: 1.5880-1.5900 Phosphorus Content: 10% Color (APHA, Pt/Co): 50 max Molecular Weight: 310 g/mol Flash Point (Closed Cup): 146 °C Viscosity @ 38 °C: 10.2 cps Density @ 25 °C: 1.18 g/mL Vapor Pressure @ 5 mm Hg: 205 °C Soluble: Most aprotic organic solvents Insoluble: Water Regulates viscosity and improves color stability in polyester Catalyst adjuvant in polyolefins Prevents scorch during curing in polyurethanes Styrenics, engineering thermoplastics